Tuesday, 28 February 2017

App Review - Coding for the Youngest with Code-a-Pillar by Fisher-Price

Bring Coding and Logic into your classroom or take it home! This app is just what you need to introduce basic concepts and logic to your youngest learners.
Not only will they learn tons of important skills, they will love doing it and ask for more learning!


Find out all about the app in our video.

You can download the app for free here:
Code-a-Pillar by Fisher Price.



Here is a simple list of some of this app's key features.

Pro's

  • Graphical Editor - Visual Coding blocks 
  • Logic and Motion, no syntax
  • Easy to follow, narration throughout the entire game
  • Colourful and Fun
  • Short bursts of information
  • Commands are introduced 1 at a time
  • Mini games on number recognition at the end of each level.
  • Orientation of the Caterpillar changes throughout the levels.
  • The turn block rotate on screen after being places so students can check and 'debug' their code.
  • Free and advertisement free App

Con's

  • Visual Coding blocks (non-syntax based programming environment)
  • iOS only
You can download the app for free here:
Code-a-Pillar by Fisher Price.

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Start Today! If you would like to start working with a physical programmable robot in class you can find all the needed resources below(Affiliate links):


Fisher Price Code-a-Pillar Robot: http://amzn.to/2ngTt3w

Other Programmable Robots:

Also, Check out the free resources page on this website and my TPT/Educents Stores for loads of Bee-bot related materials created and designed by me. Available as paid and FREE downloads.

Educents: https://www.educents.com/eduflip
TPT Store: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Eduflip

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