Resources

Programming in Early Years and KS1

The following resources may be useful for planning and delivering 'Programming' in KS1.  We update these as new resources become available so check back often!

 

Schemes of Work and Plans


            

Barefoot Computing Activities  

Crazy character algorithms

Beebot Tinkering

World Map Logic

Scratch Jr Tinkering

 

 

Bee-Bot Activity Cards

2Go Activity Cards


  Code-it.co.uk      

KS1 Sample Plan

and Scratch Junior plans

Free access to J2Code tools and lesson plans
Computer Science for Fun (CSFN)
            

Programming Keywords Posters (CaS)

 

CS Unplugged

Harold the Robot

Code.org unplugged lessons

Scratch Lesson Plans (SFI - Lero) www.Primary Resources.co.uk NRich TES New Curriculum
Lego Wedo Instructions

 

Online tools and activities

 

BBC Bitesize Computing

BBC - What is an algorithm? BBC - What is code? BBC - What are computer bugs?
BBC - How do you program a robot?
            

BBC - Robot Routes

   (game)

 
What is an Algorithm? (video)  

Hour of Code UK (HoC)

Lightbot HoC

Kodable HoC

BeeBot HoC

Google's Blockly Games - HoC

Minecraft

Star Wars

Truck Control  

Space Rescue

(simple algorithms)

Kodable

(web version)

Barclays Code Playground
  

2Code Jumping Monkey

Code.org - progressive 'courses' for pupils

Course 1 (4-6 yrs)

Course 2 - (6 yrs+)

 

 

Apps and related resources:


            

Scratch Junior

(iPad)

(Android)


            

Daisy the Dinosaur

(iPad)

     

BeeBot  

(iPad)

Blue Bot

(iPad)


            

Kodable

(iPad)

(Android)

Scratch Junior app Activities

Story Telling with Scratch Junior

The Doctor and the Dalek

(a fun game with some programming elements)

Blue Bot Guide Kodable app Resources

 

 

 

 

 

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