Category Archive: 10+
CS4FN is a magazine for kids that covers the fun side of computing – games, puzzles, mazes… You can read the articles online or order free copies of the printed magazine. They also have a special issue titled “The Women Are Here” on girls in computer science! Go to Computer Science 4 Fun
“Quest lets you make interactive story games – you can make text adventure games (like Zork, or The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) and gamebooks (like the Choose Your Own Adventure books).” Doesn’t require any coding, but can be used with scripts. Text adventures games are great fun and a fantastic way to learn how to code. Go to Quest
Website that allows you to mash up any web page you like. Great way to learn HTML and CSS by trying it out yourself! Go to Hackasaurus.
Good web-based tool to learn to code from the beginning. Allows users to register and collect “rewards” for completed exercises which adds a lot of fun and makes it quite motivating. Requires a bit of reading and patience, so suitable for older children and adults. Go to Codecademy