A Kickstarter project: Bitsbox | monthly coding projects for kids

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bitsbox/bitsbox-monthly-coding-projects-for-kids

“A free website where kids code apps for real devices. Subscribers get boxes packed with new programming projects every month!”

Thanks to  https://twitter.com/tkunsman for pointing this out to me.

 

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New Book: JavaScript for Kids

http://www.nostarch.com/javascriptforkids

JavaScript for Kids is a lighthearted introduction that teaches programming essentials through patient, step-by-step examples paired with funny illustrations. You’ll begin with the basics, like working with strings, arrays, and loops, and then move on to more advanced topics, like building interactivity with jQuery and drawing graphics with Canvas