WELCOME TO YEAR TWO COMPUTING PAGE
YEAR TWO COMPUTING
SAFER INTERNET DAY THIS YEAR IS "TUESDAY 9TH FEBRUARY, 2021"
An Internet We Trust: Exploring Reliability In The Online World.
- ThinkuKnow have a selection of great 15 minute home activities (including cartoons) for ages from 4-13. Please click HERE.
- CLICK here to go to our E-Safety webpage for more tips on how to stay safe electronically.
- For more fun activities, specifically linked to this year Click HERE.
- Your child could also make a poster on how to stay safe online (a video how to make this on MS Publisher will be available later next week). Or they could make their own video to show other children how to stay safe.
- Click here to learn how to stay safe on-line (e-safety)
- Click here for a fun Easter Activity
- Click here for the Easter Activity Explanation Video
- Click here to make a Flag
- Click here to learn about Barefoot Computing and to learn about Computing Vocabulary
- Click here for lots of exciting activities
- Click here for Barefoot's Brilliant Games
- Click here for Mrs Cox's unplugged, Leggo activity
- Click here for Scratch Junior challenges
- Click here to save scrolling down for information on Scratch 3.0 (including free download)
KEEP YOUR CHILD/REN SAFE ONLINE
Jessie & Friends helps you talk to your child about how to stay safe online.
For more links on how to stay safe click HERE
Barefoot Computing Activities:
Have fun, whilst learning about algorithms and debugging. Click on any of the Barefoot Activities and download the worksheets etc. or go directly to: https://www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning
These activities are designed for "Computational thinking which is about learning to solve problems, with or without a computer. These problem solving skills not only support the computing curriculum in primary school, but also play a part in other subjects, from maths to PE, and can even be applied in everyday life! To help you support your child participate in our activities." (Barefoot Computing, 2020)
Learn more about Computational thinking by clicking HERE
Algorithm: a precise instruction to make something happen.
Bug: A problem or error with the instructions
Debug: when you fix the bug (problem)
Decompose: pull script/code apart
Barefoot Computing Activity Links:
Download Party Pizza Files
Download Story Files
Download Dance Move Files
Download House Pattern Files
Download Building Block Files:
Download Shopping List Files:
Download Human Robot Files
Download Pattern Files
Download Going Wild Files
Have fun on Barefoot's Games, just: 'CLICK AND PLAY" . . .
The Lego Activity, below, is similar to the Building Block Activity you may have done above. Have a go at doing both, please let me know which one you prefer!
IF YOU WANT TO DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE ABOVE TOWER INSTRUCTIONS CLICK HERE.
If you have the Scratch Junior App on your device, why don't you have fun practicing and enhancing your programing skills! LOOK BELOW . . .
NOW LET'S REALLY HAVE FUN! LOOK BELOW . . .
Follow the instructions below and watch the video to learn how to make a St. George's Day Flag - or design your own flag for either Richmond School or the NHS.
Click on the video tutorial below to learn how to do Activity 1 ~ if you haven't got M.S Publisher, try using 'Paint' or another suitable program on your computer. Then scroll down to watch the next 2 videos on how to complete the challenge.
Click on the challenge videos and watch both in order to design and create your Great Britain Flag.
Challenge video part two - grouping and adding text and possibly a rainbow.
Happy Easter - let's get Crafty.
Mrs Booth and Mrs Cox have created, what we think, are fun activities for you to do this Easter in M.S Publisher.
To open the activity click HERE.
REMEMBER TO WATCH MY VIDEO TO SHOW YOU HOW TO DO IT FIRST.
Alternatively, ask your parents to download SCRATCH JUNIOR on an IPAD, TABLET or Phone and make an Easter Animtion.
Easter Activity Video Explanation:
CLICK THE VIDEO, CHOOSE FULL SCREEN - THIS WILL HELP YOU DO THE ACTIVITY.