Google celebrates 50 years of kids coding languages—5 ways to get your kid engaged

To celebrate 50 years since kids programming languages were first introduced, Google created a special Google Doodle "Coding for Carrots" game directed at kids to get them excited and engaged about coding. In the 1960s, Seymour Papert and other MIT researchers developed the first kids coding language, giving kids the ability to program the movements of a turtle. This free iOS app features fun mini games designed to teach kids in kindergarten through third grade the basics of programming. Teach them codeJune 28, 2017. Cozmo: Kids get programming boost with drag-and-drop interface.

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