Code It! Create It!: Ideas & Inspiration for Coding (Girls Who Code)
Think being creative has nothing to do with computer coding? Think again! Coding is all about creativity.
The video games you play, the photo-sharing apps you love, the animated movies you watch—they’re all made with code. And the coolest part? YOU can make anything with code, too! The possibilities for coding projects are limitless, so use these pages to get inspired, jot down ideas, doodle, play coding games, and more. Let your imagination run wild—you just might come up with the most awesome coding project ever.
A perfect activity book
Interested in coding but not sure what products or activities you could do with it? Look no further than this cute addition to the Girls Who Code series. While the beloved characters of the series appear in the side bars, you don't have to have read the series to find this guide useful, though its definitely an added treat if you have.
Readers should be aware that this isn't a book on how to code, but rather how to brainstorm ideas for coding. I believe a more technical guide may also be available in this collection. What is most valuable in this book are the exercises provided to get your brain thinking creatively. With everything from word searches to designing your own emoji, there are plenty of great activities to challenge you or the young reader in your life.
Another great quality in this book is the brief biographical information about important female coders (or females who contributed to the field of coding) and the definitions of some important coding terms. The information is just enough to give a nice overview without overwhelming the reader. The inclusion of these facts and historical figures alone are a good source of inspriation.
This is a perfect activity book for young readers who are interested in coding, or even for older readers who are interesting in learning more about this fascinating field.