Lego Coding Express

Inspire early learners to explore early coding concepts such as sequencing, looping, and conditional coding, while developing problem solving skills, critical thinking, collaboration, and social and emotional skills.

Make the train pause, stop, change direction, sound the horn, and more! Taking the familiarity of a train and combining it with the new action bricks, early learners will learn through play about sequencing, looping, conditional coding, and cause and effect by placing the new action bricks within the train’s track. Each action brick creates a specific action allowing for students to test and redesign ways to problem-solve and work together to get their train to its destination.

The free optional app combines physical play with digital intervention and is designed to enhance the experience. When you introduce the app, the 4 different themed activities change the way the action bricks behave, altering the effect on the train.

*Two kits available

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Age Range

2+

 

Contents

  • 234 Lego Duplo building bricks and accessories
  • Resource Binder
    • Introduction Guide
    • Getting Started Activity Card
    • Teacher Guide (also available online)
    • Building Cards (also available online)
    • 6 Coloring pages to learn about traffic signs (also available online)

 

Additional Resources Available Online

  • Lesson Plans – Explore 8 different lesson plans and building instructions designed for the Coding Express Set
  • Coding Express app (free) – Features 4 fun and educational activity areas

 

 

This STEM Kit was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

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