Computer Coding Games for Kids: A unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games (Computer Coding for Kids)

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This simple visual guide to building computer games with the Scratch programming language makes coding a doddle for kids - and is fully updated now that Scratch 3.0 has landed!

Just follow the numbered steps to build eight crazy games, learning how to code on the way. Create single and multiplayer games, platformers, mazes, brainteasers, races, and more.

All you need is a desktop or laptop computer and an internet connection to download Scratch. Essential coding and computer science concepts are explained as you build, test, and customize each game.

As well as teaching beginners how to code in Scratch, this book supports STEM education goals by showing you how to plan and design projects, test and improve prototypes, reason logically, communicate ideas, and think creatively.

Computer Coding Games for Kids is full of fun exercises with expert guidance, making it the perfect introduction for building vital skills in computer programming.

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Carol Vorderman MBE is one of Britain's best-loved TV presenters and is renowned for her mathematical skills. She has hosted numerous TV shows on science and technology from Tomorrow's World to How 2, and was co-host of Channel' 4's Countdown for 26 years. A Cambridge University engineering graduate, she has a passion for communication science and technology and has a keen interest in coding.

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