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ABOUT

  • Fun, interactive, educational game
  • Helps young children learn the basics of coding
  • Accessible interface for kids of all ages and abilities
  • Teaches the use of commands, sequences, and loops
  • Use code to solve fun challenges and puzzles

 

CURRICULUM COVERAGE

Learning to code prepares children for the world we live in today. Learning to code helps children develop problem solving and computational thinking skills. Even preschool and kindergarten age children can learn the foundations of coding.  Tommy the Turtle – Learn to Code provides coding practice for young children of all abilities.



                                                                                                                

 


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Tommy the Turtle is a free App that can be used to introduce young children to the basic logic behind computer programming. The objective of this lesson plan is to teach young students the basics of programming using the Tommy the Turtle – Learn to Code App.

Subject: Computer Science

Lesson: Programming for Beginners

Tommy the Turtle is a free App that can be used to introduce young children to the basic logic behind computer programming. Students can use their coding skills to solve different challenges with Tommy and his friends. This solution guide is provided as one way in which to solve each challenge.

Integrate a little art into your coding exercises. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. This art activity provides some printable coloring sheets featuring Tommy the Turtle and his friends.

This step-by-step video tutorial walks parents and teachers through the basics of the Tommy the Turtle coding app.