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Hour of Code

Bring an Hour of Code to your classroom!

All of the activities below are designed for ease of facilitation and can be completed within a 1 hour timeframe. All activities, except Unplugged Options, will require the use of either Computers, iPads or Chromebooks. Unplugged Options can be done in classrooms with no additional technology requirements.



Grades K-2 (Pre Reader): https://studio.code.org/s/coursea/

Grades K- 2 (Early Reader): https://studio.code.org/s/course1

Grades 2-3 https://studio.code.org/s/course2

Grades 4-5 https://studio.code.org/s/course3

French Resources: L’informatique sans ordinateur: Programme d’activités d’éveil pour les élèves à partir de l’école primaire

Extension Activities:

Elementary K-5 Hour of Code Stations (click below)

courtesy of Lorraine Powell at Willows Elementary



Drawing Shapes with JavaScript: https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/hour-of-code/hour-of-drawing-code/v/welcome-hour-of-code

Webpage Design: https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/hour-of-code/hour-of-html/v/making-webpages-intro

Extension Activities:

Middle School Hour of Code Stations (click below)

Courtesy of Emily Pontus at Central Middle


Twine Interactive Storytelling: (2 – 50 minute sessions for a writing class) https://teachingwithtwine.wordpress.com/resources/

Python: https://hourofpython.trinket.io/a-visual-introduction-to-python#/welcome/an-hour-of-code



The Tech for Learning team is here to support your classroom coding initiatives. For outreach or support, e-mail us at helpdesk@sd61.bc.ca and we will set up a time to connect with you as soon as possible.


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