Coding Projects in Python (Computer Coding for Kids) (Paperback)
Python for beginners – you’ll learn how to build amazing graphics, fun games, and useful apps using Python, an easy yet powerful free programming language available for download.
A perfect introduction to Python coding for kids ages 10 and over who are ready to take the next step after Scratch - all they need is a desktop or laptop, and an internet connection to download Python 3.
Using fun graphics and easy-to-follow instructions, this straightforward, visual guide shows young learners how to build their own computer projects using Python. Step-by-step instructions teach essential coding basics like loops and conditionals, and outline 14 fun and exciting projects. Included is a script that cracks secret codes, a quiz to challenge family and friends, a matching game, and more.
When they feel more confident, kids can think creatively and use the tips and tricks provided to personalize and adapt each project. The simple, logical steps in Coding Projects in Python are fully illustrated with fun pixel art and build on the basics of coding. Kids will eventually have the skills to build whatever kind of project they can dream up - the only limit is your imagination!
Create, Remix and Customize!
Create crazy games, crack fiendish codes, and compose crafty quizzes with this amazing collection of Python projects. Suitable for beginners and experts alike, Coding Projects in Python has everything enthusiastic coders need. C
Follow the simple steps to learn how to write code in this popular programming language and improve your programming skills, while you learn to create, remix, and customize your own projects.
The material in this educational book is example based and the colors and humor keep children engaged while they learn to code. If your child is ready for the next step after mastering Scratch, this is the book to get!
Inside this guide, you will learn about:
- Starting with Python and first steps
- Creating cool graphics and playful apps
- Getting acquainted with games in Python
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 for kids are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming. Coding Projects in Python is the third in an awesome coding book series for kids. Add Coding Projects in Scratch and Coding Games in Scratch to your collection.
About the Author
Craig Steele is a digital making specialist creating engaging and fun learning experiences. Craig leads the CoderDojo movement in Scotland—a global collaboration that provides open learning to young people, particularly in computer programming.