Aimed at older children, you’ll find 15 different projects to get you started, whet your appetite and continue to develop coding skills. A cheatsheet is available online.
Excellent guide to the logic behind computers with practical activities.
Offers a chatty, basic description for young teenagers about the difference between visual and text based computer programmes. Gives a clear, well-illustrated explanation of the Python programming language.
A clearly explained introduction to programming, aimed at children of 9 to 11 years old.
Computer coding for kids: a unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games by Carol Vorderman
Subtitled “a unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary codes to building games”, this guide has lovely and well set out pages, clearly illustrated. It takes you from the very basics of visual programming, right up to becoming a “master programmer”. This is a good practical guide to the subject.
Recommended for good readers, topics include basic coding, solving problems, and turning instructions into code using Logo and Scratch.