We all know there is a love/hate relationship with technology in the classroom. Let’s turn it into something we can’t wait to share with our students! Your kiddos will thank you! These FREE coding activities for kids are sure to do the trick!
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As a teacher, you know it’s important to expose your students to 21st century skills, but it’s hard to add one more thing to your already busy plate. Whether it’s slow Internet, technology that doesn’t work or not knowing how it fits into your daily schedule, I am going to give you some helpful tips to get you started.
What if I told you there was a way to teach important computer science skills (even in Kindergarten) while you are teaching reading, writing, and more? I want to share some of my favorite coding activities for kids to get you excited about using technology in the classroom!
Coding Activities for Kids Using Scratch, Jr.
In case you need help cracking the code
How many times have you been there? You sit through a PD, play around with the technology for a little while, and then try to recreate what you learned at a later time. ONLY to find out you can’t quite remember how it worked! It can be frustrating to say the least! I’ve created this coding technology challenge to help you infuse technology into your curriculum.
Take on the challenge and receive a FREE lesson idea along with an opportunity to win a $10 TpT card.
Tips to Use Coding Activities for Kids
My FREE Coding Presentation
Check out my tips for using Scratch, Jr. during literacy, science, and social studies. Get your juices flowing to help create ideas of how you can use this in your classroom.
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Editable Lesson Plans
Follow my exact lesson plan template for creating coding activities for your classroom. I made the template editable for your convenience!