These books include lots of great projects to work on by yourself or with others, from Scratch and Minecraft to fun maker space projects.
If you work in a school or community library, or an after school group, STEAM events can be a way to offer technology events for kids.
What would you build if you had 10 weeks and access to Microsoft HoloLens and HTC Vive equipment and developers?
With end of year holidays fast approaching, here are 35 of the more interesting ideas for holiday STEAM gifts that introduce STEAM concepts in fun ways. Board Games Some of the best ways to learn about programming are through board and card games. You don’t need electricity or a computer. Here are fun games for […]
This summer two interesting books appeared, one teaches computer science concepts within a detective story, the other explores how teachers can use design thinking.
Board and card games organized by grade level, with links to more tools.
Schools and public libraries are perfect places for people to have fun and learn as they make things
Creativity is innate in all people. Design thinking is a way to bring out and amplify this natural creativity.
Computer science unplugged teaches how computers and computer science works, without the use of computers.
A book about the daily life of many different programmers who do neat things with code.
Learn the basics of Go plus neat math details about Go and AlphaGo, the computer that beat a human playing Go.
Ideas for most young kids (and their families), from board games and more offline options to online games and apps.
There are several places to go online to play classic video games like Donkey Kong and Castlevania.
The history of an egg shaped outdoor sculpture made of electronic parts in Palo Alto, California.
Beyond Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX there are many Linux operating systems used by programmers daily and built as open source.
Learn more than a language. Learn skills you need to use the language. Options to suit the way you learn best.
Learning how to make, track, and complete goals also helps with school projects and personal projects.
Disney Infinity 3.0, Rocket League, and Super Mario Maker are three fun video games to consider for the 2015 holiday season
Data can become alive and pose questions as well as reveal answers to questions we have.
CoderDojo is a free after school club for kids ages 7-17 where kids, parents, mentors, and others play with technology and learn to code.
You can learn a little software programming and have lots of fun with any number of coding apps available for your phone or tablet computer.
There are many operating systems for internet of things devices, from existing software used to control electronic boards to efforts by Google and Apple.
Working through a book can help parents learn programming with their kids or kids learn on their own.
Board games and card games are some of the best ways to learn about programming. You don't need a computer. Play as a family or group.
Facts, programs, and groups can help girls succeed at STEM careers.
Random Hacks of Kindness, Jr. helps schools and groups host one day hacking events for kids to work with local non-profit groups.
Resources based on teacher recommendations and other sources.
This book from No Starch Press helps parents teach their kids to code in Python. It's a fun way to spend time and learn about an easy to use language.
Learn typography online and practice basic typography skills.