The Hour of Code is Dec 5-11!

Resources, links & ideas to get your students coding.

What is "The Hour of Code"?

"The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. Check out the tutorials and activities. This grassroots campaign is supported by over 400 partners and 200,000 educators worldwide."
Hour of Code - WORLDWIDE

Coding on a Computer: Online Coding Activities You Can Use Tomorrow

Below you will find links to Intro to Coding & Hour of Code HyperDocs for grades K-2 and 3+ and an Hour of Code Text Set (text set created by Lisa Highfill). Go to "file" then "make a copy" to save an editable version to your Google Drive. Review the HyperDoc to be sure it works for your class, add or change as necessary and assign through Google Classroom.

No Computer? No Problem!

You can host an unplugged Hour of Code where no computer is needed!
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CS Fundamentals Unplugged

Resources listed by age level. Includes videos for teachers and links to resources and lesson plans at

See the Binary Bracelet activity (for ages 8+) below!

CS Fundamentals Unplugged: Binary Bracelets

Hands-On Coding with Coding Cards

Print out these coding cards and/or hi-res block images from Tickle App for your students to use as a hands-on, offline coding experience. Can be used with online coding activities, unplugged lessons or even with robots!

Have fun and happy coding!

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Thanks for reading! Hope you found the resources useful.

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