This activity is an introduction to the amazing and complicated machine that is the computer. Patrons learn about the different components of computers, then design their very own out of construction paper and templates!
|Add a Tech Twist||Optional: After patrons create their own computers, let them explore age-appropriate activities on real computers, such as the activities from PBS Kids|
|Related Links||Introduction to Computers: Hardware and Software|
|Originating Source||Hour of Code|
[Suggest a book]
Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Computers by Diane Lindsey Reeves, Lindsey Clasen, & Nancy Bond
Computers for Kids by Chris Cataldo