How is coding helpful for kids?
Kids easily pick up languages talking to their parents, friends and school faculties, however, coding though being a language has to be conversed with machines, namely computers, phone and other hand-held electronic devices.
As human languages help us to communicate with each other, coding can help us in a lot of other ways.
As coding is considered as a language of machines, it teaches us to think logically. Exposing kids to the logical thinking or coding at early age can help them understand the world around them, and co-relation between the objects. They can create animations, games and software/ applications.
Kids though have become tech-savvy today; you would have definitely seen them fidgeting with your mobile phone.
Creativity and planning are the other aspects that can be discovered through coding for kids. Kids’ minds are loaded with question and imaginations. Coding can give them the ways to create their own world where they can design, device and plan to reach their goal.
Improved academic performance is a hidden advantage of learning coding. The discipline of coding language effortlessly imbibes the qualities, which automatically gets reflected in kids’ overall performance, especially in academics. Will to achieve the target, putting the efforts in a systematic way helps them in their school life.
Coding languages also teach kids to solve problems by identifying their root cause. This gives them to think of various available options to solve one problem and educates them to choose the most suitable one. In the process, they also learn important aspects like time and resource management.
Kids are fast learners and what better option than Coding can help them to have fun and knowledge along with a sense of ownership of being a creator.