We Love to Code

 

Looking for activities to engage your students during the FHSD We Love to Code Event?  Check out this list of coding sites that engage kids of all ages.  No coding experience necessary!

Add this Symbaloo to your website to make it easy for kids to access ways to code: https://www.symbaloo.com/mix/welovetocode

 

Web Based Activities

Coding Apps

Early Learners (Pre-K – 2nd Grade)

 

Bot Logic: http://botlogic.us/#sthash.5QVL9qn9.dpbs

 

CargoBot: http://twolivesleft.com/CargoBot/

 

 

Code.org Course 1: https://studio.code.org/s/course1

 

Light Bot Jr: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lightbot-jr-4+-coding-puzzles/id858640629

 

 

Blockly: https://blockly-games.appspot.com/maze?lang=en

 

Daisy the Dinosaur: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/daisy-the-dinosaur/id490514278?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

 

Kodable (Programming Curriculum): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kodable-k-5-coding-curriculum/id577673067?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

 

Make Game and Learn Coding Skills with The Foos: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/foos-coding-5+-make-games!/id923441570?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

 

Box Island, Epic Coding Adventure: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/box-island-epic-coding-adventure/id979579439?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

 

LEGO Mindstorms Fix the Factory: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lego-mindstorms-fix-factory/id671493323?mt=8

 

Intermediate Learners (3rd – 5th Grade)

 

Code Monster: http://www.crunchzilla.com/code-monster

 

Light Bot Programming Puzzles: http://lightbot.com/

 

 

Code with Star Wars: https://code.org/starwars

 

Make Games and Learn to Code with HopScotch: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hopscotch-make-games!-learn/id617098629?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

Code with Elsa and Anna: https://studio.code.org/s/frozen/stage/1/puzzle/1

 

Make your robot move with code: A.L.E.X.: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/a.l.e.x./id597040772?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

Bot Logic: http://botlogic.us/#sthash.5QVL9qn9.dpbs

 

CargoBot: http://twolivesleft.com/CargoBot/

 

 

Code.org Courses 2 and 3:

·         https://studio.code.org/s/course2

·         https://studio.code.org/s/course3

 

Scratch Jr. : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scratchjr/id895485086?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

Explore Code with Mine Craft: https://code.org/mc

 

 

 

Code through Mazes with Angry Birds: https://studio.code.org/hoc/1

 

 

 

Practice the coding that goes behind FlappyCo Birds: https://studio.code.org/flappy/1

 

 

 

Code with Disney Infinity Characters: https://studio.code.org/s/infinity/stage/1/puzzle/1

 

 

 

Play Lab: https://studio.code.org/s/playlab/stage/1/puzzle/1

 

 

 

Code with the characters from Ice Age: https://studio.code.org/s/iceage/stage/1/puzzle/1

 

 

 

Code Combat: http://codecombat.com/

 

 

 

Blockly Bird: https://blockly-games.appspot.com/bird?lang=en

 

 

 

Blockly Turtle: https://blockly-games.appspot.com/turtle?lang=en

 

 

 

Blockly Movie: https://blockly-games.appspot.com/movie?lang=en

 

 

Middle School

 

Blockly Pond (learn to use angles while programming): https://blockly-games.appspot.com/pond-basic?lang=en

 

Code Warriors: Hakitzu Battles - learn to code through robot arena combat: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hakitzu-elite-robot-hackers/id599976903?mt=8

 

 

The Amazing World of Gumball: https://studio.code.org/s/gumball/stage/1/puzzle/1

 

CargoBot: http://twolivesleft.com/CargoBot/

 

 

Move from beginner to expert with Microsoft’s coding tutorials: https://www.touchdevelop.com/

 

 

 

Explore Code with Mine Craft: https://code.org/mc

 

 

 

Blockly Movie: https://blockly-games.appspot.com/movie?lang=en

 

 

 

Animate Your Name: https://www.codecademy.com/courses/animate-your-name/0/1

 

 

 

Build Your Own Galaxy: https://www.codecademy.com/courses/web-beginner-en-ymqg0/0/1

 

 

 

Create a Website about You: https://www.codecademy.com/courses/web-beginner-en-3pc6w/0/1

 

 

 

Bot Logic: http://botlogic.us/#sthash.5QVL9qn9.dpbs

 

 

 

Code Combat: http://codecombat.com/

 

 

 

Code.org Courses 2-4:

·         https://studio.code.org/s/course2

·         https://studio.code.org/s/course3

·         https://studio.code.org/s/course4

 

 

Learn to Code with Turtle Academy:

http://turtleacademy.com/learn.php

 

 

 

 

Code with Scratch: https://scratch.mit.edu/

 

 

 

Intro to CS (20 Hour Course):

https://studio.code.org/s/20-hour

 

 

High School

 

Blockly Pond (with JavaScript): https://blockly-games.appspot.com/pond-advanced?lang=en

 

Learn programming language through a series of courses: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/udacity-learn-programming/id819700933?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

Learn the basics of creating a website with HTML and CSS:

https://www.codecademy.com/learn/web

 

iOS App for Game Creation:

https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/hopscotch-games

 

 

Microsoft’s Code Hunt: https://www.codehunt.com/

 

 

 

Get started with JavaScript, the programming language of the Web: https://www.codecademy.com/learn/javascript

 

 

 

Make your website interactive with jQuery: https://www.codecademy.com/learn/jquery

 

 

 

PHP is a programming language that powers websites like Facebook: https://www.codecademy.com/learn/php

 

 

 

Ruby on Rails will help you create apps:

https://www.codecademy.com/learn/learn-rails

 

 

 

Python is used to run sites like YouTube and Dropbox: https://www.codecademy.com/learn/python

 

 

 

Create Apps with App Creator Tutorial: https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/android-beginner-app-inventor

 

 

 

Tutorials for creating games:

https://www.pluralsight.com/courses/learn-to-program-kodu-kingdom-defense

 

 

For Teachers

 

Register your School to be an Oracle Institution: https://academy.oracle.com/en/membership-benefits.html

 

 

 

 

Get Started with Alice: http://www.alice.org/index.php

 

 

 

Track student progress with Code.org Teacher Resources: https://studio.code.org/users/sign_up?user%5Buser_type%5D=teacher

 

 

 

Teacher Resources with Code.org: https://code.org/educate

 

 

 

Teach Computer Science without a Computer: http://csunplugged.com/

 

 

For Parents (Programs to download and learn at home)

 

Kids Ruby (Free): http://kidsruby.com/

 

Move The Turtle ($3 Apple App Store) https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/move-turtle.-programming-for/id509013878?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

 

 

Game Development Course from EdX (Free with Paid options): https://www.edx.org/course/design-development-games-learning-mitx-11-127x

 

 

 

Use Tech Rocket to work through courses to learn code, game design and graphic design (Free with Paid options): https://www.techrocket.com/

 

 

 

 

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