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Mercy Coding Day

The links on this page will lead you to fun and creative coding lessons that we have found on a variety of websites. We hope you enjoy them!


Karel the dog

Karel the dog link to hour of code.

Karel the dog will lead you through a fun, easy introduction to basic text programming.

Tracy the Turtle

Tracy the turtle - link to hour of code.

Tracy the turtle will have you programming shapes in no time.

Web design with codeHS

Web design hour of code

Learn the basics of how to build a web site.  Learn about HTML and start your own page.

Digital art in pixels

digital art in pixels - hour of code

Learn how pictures are stored and displayed as pixels on a screen.

Coding with music

Make your own beats - hour of code

Make your own beats and get creative with music with this fun hour of code.

Generating art with code

use Javascript to generate art.

Making memes with code using javascript.

Coding for a litter free community

coding for litter free community

Use computer science to help solve one of the biggest problems facing our world today - litter and waste. 

Supporting artists with code

link to supporting artists with code hour of code activity

Learn how blending art with programming helps to support the art community in a variety of ways.

Artificial Intelligence

Link to hour of code learning about Artificial intelligence and the sea

Learn about and train an Artificial Intelligence, and learn about the limitations that AI has too.

Build your own Flappy game

link to building a flappy game

This is a quick project to build your own game, where Flappy moves around to avoid blocks.

Coding in sports

link to coding in sports hour of code activity

Curate your own sports video game using a Javascript block coding environment.

Peblio Interactive Art

Link to interactive art hour of code activity

Use Peblio - (Java) to build an interactive picture modeled from your choice of modern artist

SciGirls Code Quest

link to PBS SciGirls code quest hour of code

Take Subby the submarine through underwater challenges using code to find various items and collect scientific data on the ocean floor

Minecraft hour of code

Link to minecraft hour of code activity

Escape Dr Breakowski's mysterious mansion in this hour of code lesson.  Solve puzzles, open trap doors and reveal hidden clues.

Creating Virtual Worlds

link to creating virtual worlds hour of code activity

Learn the basics of building virtual reality worlds that are compatible with VR devices.

Creating Apps with JavaScript

link to the code .org creating apps hour of code activity

Create your first real mobile app and test them on your phone.  Uses the app on your phone.

Micro:bit - make a dice with micro:bit

link to microbit dice activity for hour of code

Use the microbit to show a different number each time you shake it. Go to this link and look for the dice tutorial.

Micro:bit - lights for sound.

link to

Turn your micro:bit's lights on and off when you clap. Go to this link and look for the Clap Lights activity.

Micro:bit ghostie challenge

Link to microbit blow away challenge

There's a ghost haunting your micro:bit - build the ghost and the means of getting rid of him, using sound detection.  Go to this link and look for the Blow Away tutorial.

Hour of code site

Link to all the Hour of Code projects

This will take you to a VERY long list of other projects you might like to try. HAVE FUN!