Getting your child to code without a screen
Isn't it true that we all desire to prepare our children for the future? How can we assist them in becoming tomorrow's leaders and innovators?
By beginning to develop the required abilities at a young age. It's like math, literacy and coding!! Now coding isn't only about playing games on the computer or downloading apps. It also means interactive, creative projects, games, and other activities.
First, a Word About Screen Time
Because technology is omnipresent these days, screen time is at an all-time high. It's critical to keep track of how much time your children spend in front of screens. But not to worry! There is an offline method for youngsters learning to code. Keep reading to find out all about it.
Non-screen coding activities for kids
‘If-Then’ Picnic Games
The If-Then outdoor game is like Simon Says meets coding, and it's excellent for a sunny day in the park. The programmer begins by saying something like, "If I lift my right leg, then you clap three times." The "computers" ensure that the proper task is completed, but only if the programmer fulfils the "if".
This is a very entertaining approach to help your young learn to recognise symbols and even learn other languages. You may send brief messages to your children in morse code, binary alphabet, or your own pattern, which they can read and respond to. However, beware children may create their own hidden language that you are unaware of 😊
With this game by The Pretty Geeky, learn & play with coding concepts with your child like building algorithms and debugging errors while helping Sita find the route to Rama. Epic time with family & friends without involving any screens.
Logic puzzles and riddles allow your youngster to exercise his or her reasoning skills. A farmer must cross a river with a fox, a chicken, and a bag of grain, but with only one thing at a time on a boat. He can't leave the chicken alone with the fox, and the fox with the corn. Problem-solving which is one of the most significant coding abilities learnt in this type of puzzle.