(as of Nov 08,2020 04:11:14 UTC – Details)
Coding is a modern superpower with the Coding Awbie, Coding Jam and Coding Duo from Osmo. Uses hands-on physical blocks to control Awbie, a playful character who loves delicious strawberries. Each block is a coding command that directs Awbie on a fun-filled adventure enabling coding & problem solving (Coding Awbie – basic coding concepts), a great introduction to the coding community. Use coding blocks to learn coding’s creative side while developing an ear for rhythm, melody, and harmony. Make your beat come alive, while learning patterns & loops with over 300+ musical sounds (Coding Jam – intermediate coding concepts). Once a Jam has been composed children can safely share it with family, friends & the jam community. Solve advanced side-by-side coding puzzles solo or with others, playing at their own level, using teamwork & strategy to unlock new worlds & coding 60+ puzzles (Coding Duo – advanced coding puzzles). Osmo games bring a child’s creative imagination to life with hand held pieces that interact with an iPad and/or Fire Tablet and an Osmo Base (No WiFi necessary for game play). Coding Blocks Games requires an Osmo Base to play and this game does not ship with an Osmo Base. An Osmo Base for iPad or Fire Tablet must be purchased to play Coding Blocks Games. Approved by parents and teachers worldwide, used in over 31,000 classrooms.
OSMO IS MAGIC: Fun-filled & award winning learning games. Children interact with actual hand held pieces & an iPad or Fire Tablet, bringing a child’s game pieces & actions to life (No WiFi necessary for game play). Osmo Base and iPad/Fire Tablet not included, required for game play.
TEACHING: Use hands-on physical blocks, coding commands, to control the character Awbie on a fun-filled adventure (Coding Awbie), an introduction to coding. Use coding blocks to learn coding’s creative side while developing an ear for rhythm, melody, and harmony – make your beat come alive, learn patterns & loops with over 300+ musical sounds (Coding Jam). Share a composed Jam with family, friends & the Jam community. Solve advanced side-by-side coding puzzles solo or with others, playing at their own level, using teamwork & strategy to unlock new worlds & coding 60+ puzzles (Coding Duo).
SKILLS LEARNED: Logic, coding fundamentals, basics of programming, solve coding puzzles, teamwork, listening, critical thinking, observation, creative problem solving, music creation & pattern recognition. Osmo sees and reacts to real-life movement. Geared towards children & love of learning.
AGE & CAPABILITY: Ages 5-10+. Games are designed for beginner to expert levels. Osmo enables the continuation of learning. Real-time audio and visual feedback lets children learn through experimentation in a stress-free environment.
WHAT’S IN THE BOX: 31 tangible coding blocks including: Walk, Jump, Hand, Magic, Rest, Quantifiers (Numbers), Repeat, Subroutines, Stackable storage for game pieces, 3 Game Apps: Coding Awbie, Coding Jam & Coding Duo.
COMPATIBILITY FOR IPAD & FIRE TABLET: Compatible iPads: All iPads except Generation 1, iPad Pro 11-inch and iPad Pro 12.9-inch. The minimum iOS version needed is iOS 9. Fire Tablets: 7th Generation Fire 7, 7th Generation Fire HD 8, 7th Generation Fire HD10, 8th Generation Fire HD 8, 9th Generation Fire 7, 9th Generation Fire HD 10. Currently not compatible with the new Fire HD8 launched May 2020.