These Christmas themed coding activities are great for beginners to learn the basics of directional coding and algorithms using Google Slides™. There are 31 paperless activities that have students follow directional codes and create their own program using arrows. Use these activities as a STEAM center or for independent work as an introduction to coding. These activities are a great way for students to participate in the Hour of Code™. The teacher and students need access to a Google™ account in order to use this resource.
✮Google Slides™ file with 31 activity slides and 2 instructional slides for students
✮activities where students follow directional arrows to find a specific object on the game board
✮activities that require students to write the code to a specific item on the game board moving arrows onto a coding board and coloring arrows to show their algorithm
✮7 activities that require students to write the code to two or three specific item on the game board moving arrows onto a coding board and coloring arrows to show their algorithm
✮4 where students move images onto a coding board and then can either create their own code or trade with another student to complete their board.
✮Teacher tips for using the resource
✮Optional printable pages for students to record their code on paper for the Code It and Code It challenges
✮Quick sample videos on how to complete each type of activity
✮Answer Keys for the Follow the Code activities
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