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Coding Games

TryCode Masterfor a single player coding board game for kids 8+ (though it can be played in pairs as well.) Younger kids can play as well though some might need assistance.

that your kids are going to want to play.

You get to cut down trees, sheer sheep and more but be sure to watch out for the lava!

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These kids coding games were all fun to play.All of the games featured here start out simple and get more difficult with each level. They are geared toward beginners but everyone will certainly learn as they move through the various coding puzzles they need to solve.

LEGOput out a coding game that you dont want to miss. If your boysplay with LEGOthey are really going to like this one.

Have you seenCode Monkey Island? This is a game we are interested in learning more about.

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One great way to get kids interested in coding is to focus on topics they enjoy.  Since we focus on boys on this site we picked out some coding games that they are sure to like: Star Wars, Minecraft, LEGO and Angry Birds coding.

Getting kids interested in coding is a bit of a hot topic these days. While I dont think every child needs to learn to code,I do think it is important for them to understand the concept of coding and computer programmingand programming games are a great way to do that.

The second game shows blocks first and then moves you to Javascript. I like that you can do both. While in the game click show code after each puzzle is complete to see the code written as Javascript.

The number of blocks you need to move is a bit tricky to see because the section of screen you are playing on is rather small. You can map it out on paper to make it easier to count. Or increase your screen size a bit (that is what I did.)

In theMinecraftcoding game you will be using Blockly to program Alex or Steve to do tasks. The game is coded in Javascript but Blockly blocks make it easy to click and drag the code without having to type the text.

TheStar Warscoding game is perfect for your Star Wars fans. Your kids will control BB-8 to collect scrap parts how cool is that?!

The popularOsmohas come out with acoding set.

TheAngry Birdscoding game was one of the first themed games we found. See the details in our updated article by clicking the link.

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There are two play options. The first is with blocks that you place. Each block has the code built in so you simply snap codes together to get BB-8 to do what you tell him to do.

Meet Bit a littleLEGO robotthat will be the character you use to move around and complete your tasks.

You can click the number on the commands to change it.  So if you want Bit to go 3 spaces forward you can add 3 forward blocks or simply change the number to 3.

For more coding resources, be sure tosee our coding page.  We have a lot of neat curated resources to choose from. And for more coding ideas try the games below.

The Star Wars, Minecraft, Angry Birds and LEGO coding games are designed to give kids a taste of coding. You know they are going to enjoy playing them and hopefully they will want to do more coding when they finish.

Everyone seems to LOVERobot Turtlesand I know why. It is great game for younger kids. Did you know they came out with aRobot Turtles expansion pack? It is a welcome add-on for those of you who already own the game.

This one has a different look in that the board is made with simulated LEGO bricks very cool!  You move the robot by putting block commands into the slots at the bottom of the board.

We just had to add this selection to our codinghomeschool unit study.

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