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Busy Things       

Busy Things is an online learning resource that hosts a range of quirky, colourful, fun educational games for 3 to 6 year olds. It can be accessed via the website. 

Also available to Murrindindi Shire borrowers.


CodeCombat       

CodeCombat is a platform for students to learn computer science while playing through a real game.

The courses have been specifically play tested to excel in the classroom, even by teachers with little to no prior programming experience.


Scratch       

Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16 and helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. 

Using Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.


Tynker       

Tynker is a creative computing platform helping children from ages 7+ to program and build games, apps and more. 

Tynker offers self-paced online courses for children to learn coding at home, as well as an engaging programming curriculum for schools. 

View available apps (apple or android) for Tynker Coding for Kids.


Tumblebooks for Kids

Tumblebooks takes existing picture books and adds animation, sound, music and narration - in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, and Russian.

Titles are only accessible online. View available apps (andriod or apple)

Also available to Murrindindi Shire Borrowers.


Story Box Library

Story Box Library as an online 'reading room' that allows children and parents to look at a book and listen to a range of celebrated stories read aloud by a diverse range of storytellers with varying accents and from different cultures.

 

It is an interactive experience for 2-12 year olds. Stream via a smartphone, tablet or other device with an internet connection.


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