Winner of the 2018 Midwest Book Award Education Category Introduce young children to the building and programming of robots through playful, developmentally appropriate activities. Many early childhood professionals are unfamiliar with computer science, robotics, and engineering concepts. This user-friendly and accessible book gives teachers great ideas for engaging young children with 100 exciting hands-on computer science and engineering activities. The book can be easily included in a developmentally appropriate curriculum and offers a balance of adult-facilitated and child-centered activities.
About the Author
Ann Gadzikowski is the director of early learning for Encyclopedia Britannica, and is the author of curriculum books, teaching guides, classroom readers, and numerous publications for parents of young children. Her book Creating a Beautiful Mess: Ten Essential Play Experiences for a Joyous Childhood won gold in the 2015 National Parenting Publications Awards, and her book Robotics for Young Children won the 2018 Midwest Book Awards.