Create Code Poetry for World Poetry Day

Create Code Poetry for World Poetry Day

Create Code Poetry for World Poetry Day

March 21 is World Poetry Day, and we wanted to celebrate the occasion by giving kids a chance to combine poetry and coding – two forms of creative expression that actually have a lot in common.

For World Poetry Day, kids can write a short poem, then bring that poem to life with code! They’ll follow easy step-by-step instructions that teach them how to translate their poem to a digital form and how to add extra elements to their poem, including movement, custom artwork, and interactivity.

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Teachers, to assign a project to your class:

  1. Log in to your Tynker account.
  2. Click on the “Start Tutorial” button above (in this blog post) to open the project.
  3. Save the project to your account.
  4. Go to your “My Projects” section.
  5. Hover over the project you want to assign and click the “Assign+” button.

After your class has finished, don’t forget to create a class showcase of all your students’ projects to share with parents.

Parents, to give a project to your child:

  1. Have your child log in to his/her account.
  2. Click on the “Start Tutorial” button above (in this blog post) to open the project.
  3. Save the project.

If your students or children use the Tynker app for Android or iPad, they can find this project in the “Seasonal Projects” folder in the Tynker Workshop.

We love to see what kids are making! Share your projects on Twitter or Facebook and be sure to tag us @goTynker.

Tynker enables children to learn computer programming in a fun and imaginative way. More than 50 million kids worldwide have started learning to code using Tynker.

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