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Hour of Code Challenge for Families

Hour of Code Activities

Option 1:
Visit Code.org and choose one of the Hour of Code activities to complete as a family. You can code your own Dance Party, explore code with Minecraft, Star Wars, or Frozen. You can play with Angry Birds, practice art with Artist, or make your own Basketball game. Find out more at https://hourofcode.com/us/how-to/parents.

Option 2: 
Explore offline coding options where you can play computational thinking games without a screen. You can find activities for different ages at http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/5-super-cool-offline-coding-activities   and https://stemeducationguide.com/screen-free-coding-activities/

Option 3: 
Try out one of these programs:
-Scratch Jr App (age 3-7)
-The Foos: https://codespark.com/ (7 day free trial)
-BeeBot App 

Coding robots and games can extend the learning after Hour of Code. Some examples:
-Osmo Coding Jam and Coding Awbie
-Wonder Workshop