Daisy the Dinosaur

A coding game featuring a cute dinosaur that introduces young students to programming including writing basic commands with conditions and repeats. Students drag commands from a provided list, into the program window, press play, and watch as the dinosaur carries out the instructions. There are two modes: free-play mode and challenge mode.

Additional details

Year band(s) 1-2
Content type Tools for learning
Format Apps
Core and overarching concepts Algorithms, Computational thinking
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Investigate simple problems for known users that can be solved with digital systems


Follow and describe algorithms involving a sequence of steps, branching (decisions) and iteration (repetition)

Keywords Computer programming, Coding, Algorithms, Decision making

Hopscotch Technologies


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