Brilliant Labs Monthly Coding Challenges
Thank you for joining our monthly code challenges.
Please note that any of these coding challenges can be done by any age or grade level. These are only age grouping recommendations
DECEMBER CODING CHALLENGES:
December Coding 3-5
NOVEMBER CODING CHALLENGES:
November coding 3-5
Make a Digital Greeting Card Using Scratch
OCTOBER CODING CHALLENGES:
October Coding 3-5
Code your own video game
October Coding 6-8
Use a MicroBit and personalized code to design and create a fitness tracker.
SEPTEMBER CODING CHALLENGES:
September Coding 3-5
Use CoSpaces EDU to create and code a scene from a book you’re reading
September Coding 6-8
CoSpaces EDU is a great tool for creating 3D worlds, scenes, and models. For this challenge, Explore the physics features to create a chain reaction. Maybe you’ve done this with marbles, dominos, and cardboard.
MAY CODING CHALLENGES:
Explore the properties of physics in CoSpaces EDU by making a chain reaction machine.
APRIL CODING CHALLENGES:
April Coding P-2
Use Scratch Jr to show how one season changes to the next.
April Coding 3-5
Use Scratch to animate and bring your hand-drawn art to life!
April Coding 6-8
Use what you’ve learned about the MicroBit to create a device that will help other build healthy habits.
April Coding 9-12
Learn how to use the video sensing option in scratch to make an interactive game.
MARCH CODING CHALLENGES:
March Coding P-2
Learn about sorting, patterns, and secret codes with LEGO!
March Coding 3-5
Make your own carnival or arcade game using Scratch and Makey Makey.
March Coding 6-8
Code your own music using loops in Chrome Music Lab
March Coding 9-12
Python Games 101 Make a word jumble game using Python.
FEBRUARY CODING CHALLENGES:
February Coding P-2
In this unplugged coding challenge, you’ll learn all about making secure passwords, and create a puzzle to play with a friend to decode the password using directional coding.
February Coding 3-5
Choose Your Own Adventure with Google Slides. Learn how to plan and write a choose your own adventure style story to share with your friends.
February Coding 6-8
Choose Your Own Adventure with Scratch. By Designing scenes, spirites, and animations, you can code an animated choose your own adventure in Scratch.
February Coding 9-12
Code a Quiz with Google Forms. Use the information you learned in class to create a quiz to help you and your friends prepare for an upcoming assessment.
JANUARY CODING CHALLENGES:
January Coding P-2
Funky Functions. Explore and create functions with this tech-free coding activity.
January Coding 3-5
Use Make Code Arcade to create a video game linked to a topic you’ve learned about recently.
January Coding 6-8
AI and Our Oceans. Use the Code.org App Lab to create a phone application linked to ocean sustainability.
January Coding 9-12
Google App Scripts. Kick-off 2021 by getting organized! Use Google Scripts to code a personalized goals and activities planners.