Computer science can be explored by even the youngest of learners. This is increasingly being recognized by many districts, and teachers are participating in a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries called "The Hour of Code".
This packet includes a week-long schedule of suggested activities for participation among K-2 students. Each recommended "plugged-in" activity is easily accessible by following the hyperlinks provided, as well as free of charge for use. Everything you need for the 3 main activities is included and carefully outlined.
Here is a description of the 3 main activities included:
In this interactive partner game, students will move like robots while being “coded” by either a friend or the classroom teacher. Includes projectable directions (PDF), a step-by-step how-to craftivity, as well as 12x18 printable arrows for support with directonality.
***Up and Down arrows added on as per a buyer's request!
Color by Code-
For this interactive partner game, students will sit back-to-back while attempting to reveal a secret letter or number. Includes projectable directions (PDF), 12 printable game/challenge cards, and a printable recording sheet.
Write the Code-
For this independent challenge, students will be required to develop their own code in order to solve a problem. Includes projectable directions (PDF), and 6 different printable worksheet challenges.
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