Coding for Kids: Python: Learn to Code with 50 Awesome Games and Activities
Python decoded for kids-50 fun activities to become a programming master.
Learning to code is just like playing a new sport or practicing an instrument-just get started! From the basic building blocks of programming to creating your very own games, this book teaches essential Python skills to kids ages 10 and up with 50 fun and engaging activities.
Master fundamental functions, create code blocks, and draw and move shapes with the turtle module-these interactive lessons offer step-by-step guidance to make computer programming entertaining to future coders. You can even see the results of your coding in real time! With helpful hacks and screenshots for guidance, the only question that Coding for Kids: Python leaves unanswered is: what will you build next?
Coding for Kids: Python includes:
- Game-based learning-Kids study coding concepts by putting them into practice with 50 innovative exercises.
- Creative projects- Coding for Kids: Python encourages kids to think independently, modify code, and express their creativity with every lesson.
- Easy-to-follow guidance-Straightforward directions and tips keep coders engaged every step of the way.
Give the technologists of tomorrow the gift of fluently coding while having tons of fun with Coding for Kids: Python.
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About the Author
ADRIENNE TACKE is a software engineer, writer, and STEM education advocate. As a Code. org volunteer in Las Vegas, she regularly speaks to students of all ages about the power of code and encourages young women and girls to explore a career in software engineering. She is also a contributing writer for online tech publications such as HackerNoon and CodeBurst. Coding for Kids: Python is her first book (but certainly not the last!).
"Python is a really powerful programming language with very simple and human-like syntax. Thanks to these advantages and the interactive exercises and games in Coding for Kids: Python, everyone--regardless of age--will be able to understand the power of the language and start using it immediately. I really can't wait to use some of these examples in our school!"--Marcin Zajkowski, Co-owner of WOW School
"We will use Coding For Kids: Python as our main reference in the free python workshops that we organize for kids. From installation to having a full running python program, it has easy-to-follow instructions as well as colorful graphics and fun-filled activities. Kids will definitely love programming with this book"--Cleo Credo, Software Engineer and Community Builder of PizzaPy Cebu
"Coding for Kids: Python is a very visual, well-presented introduction to programming that I suspect would not only please young learners but older learners who might be turned off by the less-friendly-looking offerings next to it on the bookstore shelf...It's informative, engaging and well-organized."--Peter F.