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This active game keeps bodies busy while young brains gain valuable practice in sequencing, decision making and following commands just like a computer. Bright foam mats that link together create a flowchart of fun and simulate the logic of computer code. Simple actions include “Touch your nose” and “Kick your leg” while decisions like “Do you see a circle?” lead children down different paths. The enclosed parent guide defines the coding concepts to further build a foundation for STEM success.
• Contents: 12 two-sided mats and parent guide • Code Hopper introduces preschoolers to computer coding in a hop, skip and a jump • Encourages active play
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