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Don’t just play computer games – help children build them with your own home computer!
Calling all coders! This is a straightforward, visual guide to helping kids understand the basics of computer coding using Scratch and Python coding languages. Essential coding concepts like scripts, variables, and strings are explained using build-along projects and games.
Kids can create online games to play like Monkey Mayhem and Bubble Blaster, draw mazes and shapes, build animations, and more using the step-by-step examples to follow and customize. Seven projects let kids (and their parents) practice the skills they are learning in each section of the book. Kids get instant results, even when completely new to coding.
Packed with visual examples, expert tips, a glossary of key terms, and extras such as profiles of famous coders, Help Your Kids with Computer Coding lays a hands-on foundation for computer programming, so adults and kids can learn together.
Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK’s computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.
User note: At home, all you need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an internet connection to download Scratch 2.0 and Python 3. Coding with Scratch can be done without download on https: //scratch.mit.edu.
Series Overview: DK’s bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.
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What’s It About?
A combination of colorful diagrams and illustrations that makes geography easy to understand for kids. Help your kids become comfortable with geography and all the subject entails at school, from home. A step-by-step work-through music guide that helps you understand music theory and put it into practice. This music book is also a perfect reference guide for aspiring musicians. Examine the technical aspects of computers, such as how they function, and become clued up on the latest digital devices and software. If that’s not enough, this book will also introduce you to the wonderful World Wide Web. A helping hand to parents guiding their children through education. Learn best practical techniques used to gather knowledge, master revision, boost memory and create effective study plans that will aid your child throughout their academic years. Introduce your kids to the world of computer programming early, with a fun and approachable method. This book introduces the essential concepts of programming with simple instructions and lets kids practice what they’ve learned through fun projects.
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Publisher : DK; Updated edition (August 6, 2019)
Language : English
Paperback : 224 pages
ISBN-10 : 1465477322
ISBN-13 : 978-1465477323
Item Weight : 1.5 pounds
Dimensions : 7.71 x 0.62 x 9.16 inches