Daisy the Dinosaur

Screen Shot 2012-08-12 at 6.28.24 AMIntroducing younger children to using simple programming commands on a computer to make a cartoon dinosaur move and negotiate obstacles.

Daisy the Dinosaur is a free introduction to programming that is particularly suitable for KS1 / Foundation Phase. Chidren can use 9 different commands to make Daisy move through her colourful world. ipad-daisythedinosaurThere are different stages, representing increasing levels of difficulty.  The iTunes store description says kids can download a kit to write their own programs but they lie! However, there is a free-play mode they can access after they have completed all the levels.

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