Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

Resources

Learning tools for children

Hardware

Bee-Bot
This colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot is a perfect tool for teaching sequencing, estimation, problem-solving, and just having fun!

Wonder Workshop
Digital programming language for kids 5+ that weaves in music, stories and animation. Learn coding by looking at and tweaking the code behind the visual interface.

LEGO Mindstorms
Create small, customizable and programmable robots using LEGO pieces.

Little Bits
LittleBits is an open source library of electronic modules that snap together with magnets for prototyping, learning and fun.

LEGO WeDo
WeDo is hands-on, and helps you create an engaging classroom. WeDo comes with an easy-to-use software interface and a cross-curricular, plug’n’teach activity pack that improves communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.

Software

Cargo-Bot
Cargo-Bot is a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates.

Kodable
Kodable teaches kids the basics of any programming language in a fun game! Completely self-guided and designed for kids 5 and up.

Robo Logic
Robo Logic is an app available from the App Store (Apple) which is a logic game consisting of a robot programmed through dragging commands.

Unplugged

Computer Science Unplugged
CS Unplugged is a collection of free learning activities that teach Computer Science through engaging games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around. The activities introduce students to underlying concepts such as binary numbers, algorithms and data compression, separated from the distractions and technical details we usually see with computers.

Hello Ruby
Hello Ruby is a children’s book that teaches programming fundamentals through stories and kid-friendly activities.

Puzzlets
Learn Programming Fundamentals with Ludos: Hands-on Tiles Available August 2014. Play in real life, not just the screen.

Primo
A tangible programming interface designed to teach programming logic to children aged 3 to 7 without the need for literacy.

Robot Turtles: the Board Game for Little Programmers
Robot Turtles is a board game for kids ages 3-8. It takes seconds to learn, minutes to play, and will keep them learning for hours. Kids won’t know it but while they’re playing, they’re learning the fundamentals of programming.

K-12 RESOURCES

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade

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