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About My First Coding Book
Teach young children the basic programming skills and concepts necessary to code, including sequencing and loops, without a computer.
It’s never too early to learn computer coding! With innovative, interactive paper engineering, My First Coding Book is a playful, hands-on introduction to offline coding and programming that will give children ages 5 to 7 a head start. Filled with puzzles, mazes, and games to teach the basic concepts of sequences, algorithms, and debugging, this book will help children develop critical thinking, logic, and other skills to cement lifelong computer literacy.
With its unique approach and colorful and creative imagery, My First Coding Book makes learning and fun one and the same and will have children playing their way to programming proficiency.
Supporting STEM and STEAM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK’s computer coding for kids books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.
Kiki Prottsman is an educator and vibrant YouTube personality. She wrote My First Coding Book for DK. Curriculum Development Manager at Code.org and a former computer science instructor at the University of Oregon, she is a Member of Mensa, and… More about Kiki Prottsman
“Clear, age-appropriate, and durable—the best way to get a young coder started—without screen time.” — Kirkus Reviews
“[T]his book will help children develop critical thinking, logic, and other skills to cement lifelong computer literacy, which is extremely valuable and sought-after in today’s world.” — San Diego Family Magazine