Coding for Kids

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Rainforest Coding

An interactive adventure that takes place on the beautiful Echo Island, part of the Crystal Rainforest. Things suddenly turn very ugly for the scientists living on the island when it is attacked by hundreds of evil robots. Can the children help Doctor Han find her way around the old temples, removing the robots in her way? Can they discover what is going on and who is behind the attacks? Will they be able to rescue the other scientist imprisoned by the robots? Suitable for five years and up.

Get started now all you need is your library card and you can start playing for free.

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Requirements: Rainforest Coding runs in any web browser with the Adobe Flash Player plugin. You will need a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac) - ideally with a mouse.

SwopBots

A puzzle game involving brother and sister Loop and Switch and their SwopBots friends crashing on an isolated alien planet. Using Scratch coding, children must deploy tactics to help them uncover the terrible secret lurking beneath the planet and repair their damaged ship. Along the way they will need to use all their coding and problem solving skills to overcome a variety of logic puzzles. SwopBots is a fun and highly motivational way to get children thinking about code and solving puzzles. Suitable for eight years and up.

Get started now all you need is your library card and you can start playing for free.

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Requirements: Game is downloaded to run on either Windows PC or Apple Mac.

Learn more about the Swopbots story by downloading the free eBook from the website.

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