Ready, Set, Code! - Coding Activities for Kids

Author(s): Heather Catchpole; Nicola O'Brien

Activity Books

Are you ready to learn about real technology and make it yourself?

Ready, Set, Code! explains how cutting-edge digital technology works and its surprising uses now and in the future. Filled with interesting examples, each chapter explores a different topic, such as artificial intelligence, sensors and data, and applies it with a fun, hands-on coding project. You will learn how to create your own chatbot, translate messages into different languages, construct a burglar alarm, make digital art and music, and launch a citizen science project. Plus, you'll learn how to protect yourself online and much more.

Suitable for beginners, this book provides illustrated step-by-step instructions to teach kids to code with the highly acclaimed Scratch programming language, popular micro:bit mini computers and simple app building tools.


  • Simple and fun ways to get children creating with code

  • Real-world technologies explained

  • Engaging projects kids can do over and over again

  • Can be used by families and in classrooms

  • Compelling storytelling that encourages a creative mindset


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General Fields

  • : 9781486312351
  • : CSIRO Publishing
  • : CSIRO Publishing
  • : February 2020
  • : ---length:- '9'width:- '8'units:- Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Heather Catchpole; Nicola O'Brien
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 120