Kids Coding

Whether you are a student just starting out. Part of our youth that is interested in learning about computers and programming. Or above all a parent that wants to start teaching your child about programming and software development. This Scratch Kit contains everything you need to get you started with kids coding.

This all-in-one kit comes with a power supply, micro HDMI to HDMI cable, in addition to a SD card preloaded with Raspberry Pi OS. There’s also the Code Club Book of Scratch – Volume 1 to help you get the most out of your new computer. All you need to add is a screen, keyboard and mouse.

As countless schools, libraries, and families have proven. The Raspberry Pi is a great way to expose kids to programming.

Scratch

Scratch is a great way to introduce kids to basic programming concepts like variables, boolean logic, loops, and more. Therefore the Raspberry Pi OS comes pre-loaded with Scratch. Since it is open source software you can find numerous articles and tutorials about Scratch on the internet

Gaming

There’s a version of Minecraft for the Raspberry Pi. Minecraft has grown from a multi-player “digital Lego”-like game into a programming platform where, most importantly, anyone can use Python and other languages to build on Minecraft’s virtual world.

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Gaming is a great way to make learning fun. In conclusion, the Raspberry Pi has everything you need. 

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has created over 20 weeks’ worth of themed code-along videos for families to have fun with and learn at home.

If you’ve never coded before…

Follow along with the code-along video released this week and make a digital stress ball. In the video,there’s a 6-year-old Noah trying out coding for the first time!

Lots more for you to discover

You’ll find many more code-along videos and projects on the Raspberry Pi home page. Where do you want your digital making journey to take you?

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Resources

https://opensource.com/article/19/3/teach-kids-program-raspberry-pi

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/coding-for-kids-and-parents-with-digital-making-at-home/

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/raspberry-pi-getting-started