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Do you have any programming toys as home? With the help of your parents could you write out a set of instructions for somebody to follow?

With a parent use google to explore something which interests you. We need to know that we can find information from the internet.


- Use word to make a poster

- Practice typing skills on a keyboard if possible. Could you type out your home learning and email to your class teacher?


- Complete a Powerpoint on your favourite hobby

- Explore Excel and using graphs to explore data

- Create a programme using Scratch

Computational Thinking Skills

The Barefoot Computing website are offering lots of activities to support computational thinking skills. The activities are not screen based and include a variety of ways to promote the skills.

This is a snap shot of some of the activities. There are lots more. Click on the link below the picture to find them.

Good websites and links:     Username: Oldmixon1 Password: Scratch1



  • ICompute - I.T. Learn Programming and Computational Thinking resources
  • Tynkler - Coding for kids - Free premium access 
  • Blocky games - Games to help beginners learn computer programming skills
  • Scratch - Beginners computer programming games/projects