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Easy Valentine’s Day Coding Bracelets

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If you want to help your kids learn to code, this simple Valentine’s Day coding bracelets challenge is a fun way to make coding for kids come alive!

My fifth grader loves all things coding. She is obsessed with Scratch and last summer, she attended a coding camp. For this Valentine’s Day STEM activity, I thought it would be fun to use some of the basics of coding to make these Valentine coding bracelets with Valentine’s Day sayings. The kids had a blast making these!

If you want to help your kids learn to code, this simple Valentine's Day coding bracelets challenge is a fun way to make coding come alive!

This Valentine’s Day coding activity is one of our favorite technology activities for kids!

Valentines Day Coding Activity

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This simple coding bracelets activity helps kids learn binary and the basics of coding all in one!

If you want to help your kids learn to code, this simple Valentine's Day coding bracelets challenge is a fun way to make coding come alive!

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What you’ll need to make Valentine coding bracelets: 

We used one chenille stem for each bracelet, but if you make longer statements, you will need more stems and they will become necklaces rather than bracelets. You can also use smaller beads to get a longer saying on each bracelet.

If you want to help your kids learn to code, this simple Valentine's Day coding bracelets challenge is a fun way to make coding come alive!

We made the words “Heart” and “LOVE” on our bracelets. We used one color of pony beads to represent the zeros, one color to represent the ones, and one color to represent the space between letters.

One tip when making these is to twist the end of the chenille stem around the first bead so that the string of beads stays in place. Otherwise, if you bump it, the whole pattern is lost! Wrapping the bead prevents catastrophe.

If you want to help your kids learn to code, this simple Valentine's Day coding bracelets challenge is a fun way to make coding come alive!

This one says “Heart.”

If you want to help your kids learn to code, this simple Valentine's Day coding bracelets challenge is a fun way to make coding come alive!

This one says “LOVE.”

We had tons of fun making these, and the kids really enjoyed making them!

 

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Valentine Bracelets STEM Elements

Math: Kids must keep track of patterns, counting, and learn about the binary language.

Engineering: Kids can design their bracelets in a variety of ways.

Technology: Kids learn the basics of coding binary. See what other Valentine’s phrases kids can make using binary letters!

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Math can be fun even on Valentine's Day when you do your math using conversation heart manipulatives! Valentine's Day math is so sweet!

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