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Our goal is to provide a variety of virtual and offline coding projects in addition to other STEM-based learning activities to help keep children occupied and their minds active during their time at home. Some may require additional materials, while others will encourage the use of items around the house.

Below, you will find links to multiple activity packets, scaffolded for different ages. No technology is required for these activities.
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Root Activity Packet: Level 1

Grades 1-4 | Duration: 1 hour

This activity packet challenges children to exercise their coding and spatial reasoning skills to collect a series of secret codes and reveal a hidden answer at the end.
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Root Activity Packet: Level 2

Grades 5-8 | Duration: 1 hour

This activity packet challenges students to exercise their coding, algebraic, geometric, mental math, and spatial reasoning skills to collect a series of secret codes and reveal a hidden answer at the end.
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Glitter Germs Activity

All Ages | Duration: As long as you want!

This activity helps children understand how quickly and easily germs can spread!
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Crazy Newspaper Activity

All Ages | Duration: 15 minutes

How do you put newspaper in water, but have it stay dry?!
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Bug Detective: Beginner

Grades 1-4 | Duration: 30 minutes

Root is on a mission to deliver gifts to its friends. Can you help find all the bugs in its code to help it arrive on time for the holiday?
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Bug Detective: Intermediate

Grades 5-8 | Duration: 30 minutes

Solve the maze with a pencil first. Then, read Root’s code below the maze and correct all the bugs.
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Code a Dance!

Grades 1-4 | Duration: 1 hour

Use the paper code blocks to program a dance for children and families to try together!
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LED Lightsword Tutorial

All Ages | Duration: 30 minutes

Build a LED Lightsword using tape, a LED light, a straw and a CR2032 battery. Download the instructions and to see suggested items! Adult help recommended.
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Create a LED Clean Button!

All Ages | Duration: 30 minutes

Download and follow the instructions to create your very own light-up clean button.
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Color-by-Number

Grades K-2 | Duration: 30-45 minutes

Follow the code at the bottom of the page to fill in these color-by-number puzzles. Download and print to get started!
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Pixel Puzzle Challenge

Ages K-2 | Duration: 30+ minutes

Digital pictures are made up of hundreds and thousands of tiny color squares called pixels. Follow to code at the bottom of the page to color in your own printable digital picture.
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Coloring Pages: Numbers

Ages 3-6 | Duration: 30 minutes

Printable packet of coloring sheets showing numbers 1-9. Download and print to get started!
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Coloring Pages: Counting

Ages 3-7 | Duration: 30 minutes

Printable packet of coloring sheets with fill-in-the-number counting challenges. Download and print to get started!
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