CoderDojo Online Resources

This page contains links to coding activities you can do at home.

Hour of Code

If you're new to coding and want to see if you might enjoy it, you can try out these fun activities from Hour of Code:

  • Star Wars coding puzzle

  • Frozen coding puzzle

  • Minecraft coding puzzles

  • Code a Dance Party with your favourite songs



  • Scratch

  • Sign up for a free Scratch account at: https://scratch.mit.edu

  • Avoid young coders using their real name as a username. Try this username generator to give them ideas.

  • Code Club have lots of fun activities here:

  • Scratch has lots of tiny tutorials on various tasks if you're making your own game/story.

  • For more experienced coders, try some of CoderDojo Stirling's Scratch challenges.



  • Build a Website

  • Sign up for a free Trinket account at: https://trinket.io/

  • Avoid young coders using their real name as a username. Try this username generator to give them ideas.

  • Code Club have lots of fun activities here: Code Club resources

  • Scratch has lots of tiny tutorials on various tasks if you're making your own game/story.

  • For more experienced coders, try some of CoderDojo Stirling's Scratch challenges.

  • Spot the bugs in these programs (more programs plus an explanation sheet coming soon!): Bugfinders Studio
  • Books about Scratch

    These books, which cover Scratch 3.0, aren't currently available through the Glasgow Libraries catalogue, but the Scratch 2.0 versions are and it's not terribly different.

  • Computer Coding for Kids

  • Computer Coding Projects for Kids

  • Computer Coding Games for Kids

  • These books are available at your local community library (though you might have to request a book be delivered to your branch if it's not currently there).

  • Project Code: Create computer games with Scratch

  • Making Music from Scratch

  • I'm an Advanced Scratch Coder