Christmas Unplugged Coding Activity for Beginners (English and French)

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  1. This year-long set has themes for every holiday and season so students can practice coding all year. In each set, students code different things or people to their target while avoiding obstacles. This no-tech coding activity is perfect for introducing the basics of directional coding to your studen
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This Christmas-themed set has students code the reindeer to his candy cane and avoid the Christmas tree obstacles. This no-tech coding activity is perfect for introducing the basics of directional coding to your students. There are no devices needed, just print and go!

Students will learn to code by creating their own paths using arrows, or they can test their skills by solving the task cards. They can then use the recording page to write their program.

⇒ 2 different activity sets are included with this download, a 4x4 grid and a 6x6 grid. Choose the level of difficulty you would like to give your students to easily differentiate this activity.

⇒ A French version of both size grids is included.

What is included in each set:

Work Mat: a grid that students can use to place their reindeer, candy cane, Christmas tree, and coding cards.

Arrow Cards: students place these cards on their work mat to code their path from the reindeer to his candy cane.

Picture Cards: reindeer, candy cane and Christmas tree. Students place these cards on their work mat.

12 Task Cards: Students can replicate the placement of the items on their work mat, then figure out the code to solve it.

Recording Page: Students can write out the code they used to solve the task cards by drawing the arrows they used to get the reindeer to his candy cane.

→ *BONUS* Bee-Bot Cards: If you would like to take this coding activity to the next level, you can use these cards with a clear mat or grid and a Bee-Bot.

⇒ For a complete look at what is included with each product, take a look at the preview.

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