Which would you rather have: a son who plays video games or a son who makes video games? The latter, of course. I agree. The same goes for daughters.
So we started our son on coding. A boy who reads well, our son has no problem walking himself through a book like Super Scratch Programming Adventure. He was really excited about all the things he could do with Scratchy, the cat on the screen.
The book itself contains nine stages, each with a page of comics-style adventures and then the exercises which should be done on the computer to continue the adventure. Continue reading