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Unruly Coding Junior: A Splash of Coding and Splat Fun

Unruly Coding Junior: A Splash of Coding and Splat Fun

Unruly Splats introduces students to the exciting world of coding through active play and teamwork.

This course empowers kids to learn block coding basics by programming Unruly Splats to light up, make sounds, and count points when stomped on. It's designed to blend STEM learning with physical activity, encouraging students to move while they engage with early computer science concepts. Kids will explore Data Collection, Sequencing, and Debugging in a thrilling playground. Predict, collect data, code, and fix errors while having a blast! 


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  • About Unruly Coding Junior: A Splash of Coding and Splat Fun

    Unruly Coding Junior: A Splash of Coding and Splat Fun is designed in alignment with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards, ensuring a comprehensive and balanced approach to early digital literacy and coding education. This course invites young learners to dive into the world of coding through engaging, hands-on activities that combine motion and technology using Unruly Splats.

    Our curriculum seamlessly integrates NGSS principles with English Language Arts (ELA) crossovers, fostering both scientific inquiry and literacy skills. By exploring coding concepts through interactive play, students enhance their technical abilities while developing problem-solving and communication skills. Each lesson is thoughtfully structured to include a mix of coding exercises and physical activities, promoting a balance between screen time and active play.

  • Focus Areas

    Data Detectives: In Data Detectives, students embark on an exciting journey into the world of data collection and analysis using Unruly Splats. Through interactive games and hands-on activities, they learn to predict outcomes, gather data, and code their findings, all while enhancing their critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a fun, engaging environment.

    Coding Playground: Coding Playground transforms coding into a thrilling adventure where students explore sequencing and debugging through physical activity and play. With the help of Unruly Splats, kids create sequences, debug code, and master foundational coding concepts, all while enjoying a dynamic and interactive learning experience that balances screen time with active play.

  • Data Visualization Mastery

    Students will learn to gather data and represent it through different visual tools such as charts, graphs, and infographics. This objective aims to enhance their understanding of data interpretation and presentation skills.

  • Algorithm Architecture

    Students will develop the ability to break down everyday tasks into a series of step-by-step instructions, creating algorithms that can be followed to achieve specific outcomes. This objective focuses on improving logical thinking and procedural understanding.

  • Debugging Detective

    Students will enhance their problem-solving skills by learning to identify and correct errors in algorithms and programs. This objective emphasizes the importance of troubleshooting and iterative improvement in coding and computational thinking.

Sample Lessons

These lessons offer a glimpse into the vibrant and dynamic world of Unruly Coding Junior: A Splash of Coding and Splat Fun, showcasing how students can transform their creativity through data-driven adventures and interactive coding challenges into an enriching and educational journey.

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Predict and Play: Unruly Data Games

Students will dive into exciting data prediction games using Unruly Splats, learning to make educated guesses, collect data, and analyze their results. This lesson combines fun physical activities with foundational data science skills, sparking curiosity and engagement.

Code and Sequence: Creating Digital Adventures

In this lesson, students will learn the basics of sequencing by coding interactive stories and games with Unruly Splats. They'll explore how to arrange commands to create smooth and functional sequences, enhancing their problem-solving abilities through playful challenges.

Debugging Detectives: Fixing Fun Errors

Students will become junior detectives as they hunt for and fix errors in their code, using Unruly Splats to debug interactive programs. This lesson emphasizes the importance of troubleshooting and resilience, teaching students that mistakes are a valuable part of the learning process.

Motion and Code: Active Learning Adventures

This lesson integrates physical activity with coding as students use Unruly Splats to create movement-based games. They'll learn to write code that responds to physical actions, blending exercise and technology in a dynamic and engaging way.

Data Collection Extravaganza: Interactive Surveys

Students will design and conduct their own interactive surveys using Unruly Splats, learning how to collect, organize, and interpret data. This hands-on lesson makes data collection a fun and meaningful experience, fostering analytical skills and creativity.

Course Format

Our curriculum is designed to blend the dynamic structure of afterschool programs with the proven 5E instructional model—Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate.

Each phase is crafted to captivate and retain student interest, fostering a seamless and enriched learning experience.

Engage Phase: We spark curiosity with captivating STEM visuals and thought-provoking prompts to draw students into the subject matter.

Explore Phase: Students embark on their educational journey with clear STEM objectives, supported by an environment that encourages experimentation and learning from mistakes.

Explain Phase: Foundational STEM knowledge is delivered, often integrating concepts from various disciplines to provide a holistic understanding.

Elaborate Phase: Students participate in hands-on STEM projects and activities, reinforcing their learning through practical application and critical thinking exercises.

Evaluate Phase: The journey culminates in reflection, where students assess their achievements and connect their learning to real-world STEM applications.

This structured yet flexible approach ensures every student benefits from a comprehensive, engaging, and reflective STEM educational experience.

Our Instructors Are Our Top Asset

At BAM!, our vision for innovative K-8 education extends beyond just curriculum; it encompasses the educators who bring that curriculum to life. Selecting & training our educators is a continuous and meticulous process, ensuring they are not just equipped with subject matter expertise but also the skills to inspire and connect with students on a personal level.

  • 100% adult educators recruited from prestigious universities ( No CITs at BAM!)
  • Highly refined interview and background check process 
  • Extensive training that goes well beyond curriculum & classroom management
  • Ongoing year-round opportunities to teach in our summer camp. After-school, and structured recess programs.

We celebrate your success!

Upon the conclusion of your child's program, they will be presented with an official Brains & Motion Education certification.