December highlights for IT teachers

Guides, quizzes, games and activities for challenging and engaging KS3 and KS4 IT and computing students in December

Tes Resources Team

Computer parts making a wreath, christmas activities for computing students

Creative challenges and innovative activities to keep learners engaged in the run-up to Christmas

The last few weeks of term are approaching, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops. While you’re striving to teach your classes about key technical skills and different programs, pupils will thank you for bringing some fun and festivities into the classroom. Here are some hand-picked resources that do just that.

Puzzles and activities using IT

Computational Thinking Starter Puzzles
RobbotResources

Computational Thinking Starter Puzzles

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Get your students into the right mindset from the off with these fantastic starter activities! With 20 different puzzles for your students to try and solve, there are enough activities to cover a full 8 week term! This resource includes a range of puzzles such as code breaking, symbol grids, number ...

Programming games and activities

Python Programming Christmas Activities
edulitolearn

Python Programming Christmas Activities

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This resource includes 7 Christmas themed, stand alone activities for students learning how to program using Python. The activities go from basic activities to more complex tasks. Some of the skills and knowledge tested includes using input, FOR and WHILE loops, string manipulation, lists, exporti...
Christmas Code Mazes
Codex

Christmas Code Mazes

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Two worksheets that require students to use Logo style commands to solve a maze. Excellent as an activity in a lesson about algorithms or simple programming.