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So, your child wants to learn to program computers. And you have no idea how to teach them to code, right? Well, that's a great recipe for self-directed learning. Hook your kids up with one of these books for kids learning coding, and soon they'll be teaching you to code.

So, your child wants to learn to program computers. And you have no idea how to teach them to code, right? Discover the best books for kids learning to code (recommended by Techie Homeschool Mom)

Learning to code isn't reserved just for techie kids. Coding and computer programming should be a part of every homeschooler's education. Technology isn't going away and your child will need to be comfortable with tech for their future jobs. Teaching coding helps your child understand the nuts and bolts of technology. Plus, learning to code requires problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Your child won't just be consuming content, but he/she will be a tech creator.

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Teaching your child to code isn't as scary and daunting as it seems. Remember, your homeschooler is a digital native. Technology has been prevalent his whole life. Digital natives pick things up easier, so learning coding won't be as confusing as it seems to you.

Books for Teaching Kids to Code

Coding Games in Scratch

My First Coding Book

Coding For Kids For Dummies

Find the prefect present for techie kids with these lists of fun gifts for kids and teens who love tech.  

Help Your Kids with Computer Coding

How to Code: A Step-By-Step Guide to Computer Coding

Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World

Star Wars Coding Projects

Online courses are another great resource for kids learning coding. Check out the recommended courses at these blog posts.

We discovered online courses when my oldest daughter wanted to take voice lessons. We wanted her to prove her interest before investing time and money in private in-person instruction. No matter what your child's aspiration is, there is probably an online course for them. Check out this list of 100 online courses.

 

Udemy is a great resource for any techie homeschool family. Each of Udemy's 40,000+ courses is taught by an expert instructor, and every course is available on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace, on their own time, and on any device. With so many courses available, it can be hard to find one that is good for kids. But...I've got you covered, my friend. Here is a list of 50 courses for kids on Udemy.

 

More activities for kids learning programming…

Kano Computer Kit Complete | Make a laptop. Learn toKano Computer Kit Complete | Make a laptop. Learn toBit Coding RobotBit Coding RobotLEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Building and Coding Kit (847LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Building and Coding Kit (847Elegoo UNO Project Super Starter Kit with Tutorial for ArduinoElegoo UNO Project Super Starter Kit with Tutorial for Arduino

 Tell me, which book do you think your child will like best?

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