Children are never too young to code. SLPL is holding toddler friendly tech programs called Tech For Tots all cross the system where families with young kids 0-5 years old can go on learning adventures with child friendly robots. Children can learn important skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, and persistence all while playing with robots and coding. Check out the events page for the dates and times at a branch near you!
Here are some great books to share with your children to continue learning concepts from the program at home.
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Puzzles and lift-a-flaps in this interactive board book teach kids the basics of computers, the concepts of sequencing, and problem solving.
Kids will happily sing along with Pete about his awesome shoes and use their logic skills to figure out what color the shoes will turn next!
Maggie and Michael will help with learning the important concepts of sequencing in a way that young children can easily understand.
Children often learn to recognize letters by their shapes, so this book is a perfect way to get kids thinking about shapes and shape recognition.
This book of opposites is a great way to introduce new concepts and increase kids vocabulary.
Parents will find this book useful for teaching cause and effect. Parents can point to less exaggerated examples of cause and effect in real life to help kids understand the concept even more!
Colorful and fun illustrations explain the basic concepts of programming. An easy resource for tech savvy parents to share with their kids.
This clever board book lets toddlers mix and match parts of robots to make their very own special bot! Will they make a Surprised Astronaut Bounce-Bot or a Happy Chef Dance-Bot?
The seek-and-find format of this board book will help children learn to identify slight differences in similar objects.