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Introducing Robot Turtles to a Two-Year Old

Robot Turtles is a great board game that aims to teach early programming skills to young children.

I participated in the Kickstarter launch back in September knowing that my youngest son would be too young to play for some time.

I didn’t think he was ready developmentally. So when it was time to play Robot Turtles with my older son, I would frame it as something my younger son could play when he turned three. And he was okay with that.

But now he’s almost three (at the end of this month). I gave him the option to play with us tonight and he was very excited to join in.

I am documenting my onboarding strategy and results in the hopes that it helps someone else introduce the game to their little one.
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Solving a Robot Turtles maze

Learning to Code F# with Robot Turtles

Robot Turtles is a game designed to teach programming fundamentals to young children. I purchased a copy through the Kickstarter launch and have been playing it since with my four-year old son. He loves the game and quickly unlocked all the levels up to “Play 3.”

At the same time, I’ve been intending to learn F# for a while…
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