Create a fun game about pets – either real or imaginary! Beginners can use the self-guided tutorial while more advanced coders have the option to start off with a blank project.
Students learn the basics that they'll need to create a pet game in Tynker. Encourage them to get creative with a goldfish, a lion, or even a pet tofu with this code game!
CCSS-ELA: RI.K.1, RI.K.10, RF.K.4, SL.K.1, RF.1.4.A, RI.1.10, SL.1.1, RF.2.4.A, RI.2.5, SL.2.1, RI.3.7, RF.3.4.A, SL.3.1, RF.4.4.A, RF.1.4.A, SL.4.1, RF.5.4.A, SL.5.1
CSTA: 1A-AP-09, 1A-AP-10, 1A.AP-11, 1A-AP-14 ,1A-AP-15, 1B-AP-10, 1B-AP-12, 1B-AP-15
CS CA: K-2.AP.10, K-2.AP.11, K-2.AP.12, 3-5.AP.10, 3-5.AP.11, 3-5.AP.12, 3-5.AP.17
ISTE: 1.c, 1.d, 5.d, 6.b, 7.c
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What is the "Pets Game" Hour of Code by Tynker?In this pet game, beginner-level coders follow a step-by-step tutorial to code a game about a cat chasing a laser from a laser pointer.
How does the "Pets Game" teach animal coding?Students can use the provided Actors, code blocks, and backgrounds to create a different pet-based ani,al coding game that features their favorite pet.
Can I create my own pets or characters in the game?Yes, with these create a pet games, students can expand on their projects by adding toy Actors for the cat to play with, programming the cat to pounce on a ball of yarn, or changing the cat into a different pet.
Can I use Tynker's Pet Games in a classroom or educational setting?Tynker pet games have several free features for registered teachers that will help you set your students up with a Tynker classroom. You will also be able to track their progress and print Hour of Code completion certificates for them to keep.
What programming language is used in the "Pets Game" Hour of Code?Tynker's "make a pet" games use Tynker Blocks for programming.
What age group is the "Pets Game" Hour of Code designed for?The pet code game is usitable for grades K through five.
Are there any tutorials or guides to help me get started with the Pets Game?Yes, all of Tynker's games, including the pet home games, come with tutorials.