Beginner Javascript Games (Half Day)

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8 - 12 yrs


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Aug 16, 2021 - Aug 20, 2021


9:30am - 12:00pm EDT


3 students

Class Experience

Create an interactive web game using HTML and Javascript. Students learn the fundamental concepts of programming like variables, functions, conditionals and loops by making a professional-looking web game with nothing but a text editor and some creativity.

Daily Schedule Monday-Friday:
Check-in & Review (15 min)
Check-in and Kahoot Quiz to refresh everyone's memory.

Coding Concepts (60 min)
Teacher demonstrates the day's project and how it will work. The enthusiasm sustains the students through the ups and downs of making the code work. Kids learn how to overcome things that "don't work" by figuring it out with the teacher. Coding concepts that will be used in the project will be covered during the first hour.

Break (15 min)

Project Coding (60 min)
Teacher demonstrates the connection between the concepts and the day's project. Students work on the project with frequent check-ins by the teacher. Students will have time to add their own personal customizations to the project. Ownership of the project sustains interest in the project and coding.

Age ranges are approximate. If you are unsure which class would be best for your child, please feel free to reach out to us at and we would be happy to help.


Stable internet connection is required. Computer with keyboard and mouse is required for coding. iPad and tablets can be used to view the Zoom video screen to follow along with the teacher.

How To Participate

You will receive an email 30 minutes before class starts with a link to the class and access instructions.


5.0 out of 5

Based on 3 activity ratings

Cassandra E.

Jul 29, 2021


His level of engagement. He is so excited to get started everyday and plays with his creation throughout the evening.


As a parent, I’d love to hear how my son is doing from the instructor.

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Anne P.

Aug 5, 2020


Connections with the software.

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About Penguin Coding School

Penguin Coding School was started in the fall of 2016 by a Massachusetts dad to turn kids onto the joys of coding. We have developed an unique curriculum that emphasizes the joys of creation as the motivation for learning. We believe coding is a lifelong creative endeavor, and a skill that is becoming increasingly necessary to be a productive citizen in the 21st century.LEARN REAL PROGRAMMING (Scratch, HTML, Javascript, Python, Java)- Best of Boston Science and Technology Enrichment Program (Boston Parents Magazine)- GRADES 1-3 Scratch - learn a lot more with a structured class- GRADES 4-6 HTML/Javascript - build web apps and games; learn while having fun- GRADES 5-8 Python - foundation in computer science with world's most popular programming language- GRADES 8-12 Java - prepare for AP Java in high school