Teaching and Learning Resources from Diane Hawkins


Fun Control Websites

 

The "Skip navigation" link should bring you here to the start of the main content

Blocks - A Digital Building Toy
Blocks is an online building toy for kids of all ages. Create blocks and move them around by typing in commands from a simple programming language.

Roller Coaster Tycoon (Demo - file download to play off-line)
Create your own fun at home with an amusement park simulation. Start from scratch and design their own park with unique rides, or start with a previously owned park and try to make it big! Rides include the classic carousel, the horrific haunted house, and the risky roller coasters! Add ice cream stands, burgers, and paths to the restroom and soon the park will have a plethora of patrons! But like the real life amusements, kids have to fix rides, balance the budget, hire employees, and even keep up with advertising and ride costs.

At Your Command
Pupils navigate a robotic vehicle over rocky terrain, using the keyboard arrow keys. On the lunar surface, there's a three second delay, due to the time it takes for signal to reach the Moon.

printer icon



If you are a regular visitor to my site and find the free resources useful, please consider making a donation. All proceeds go towards hosting fees and keeping this not-for-profit website ad free.

Top of the page. Graphic used under license from Mindscape. Copyright. Copyright 2002 to 2011 Diane Hawkins All rights Reserved.

Subscription services are not allowed to link to this site.

Graphics from Printmaster Gold UK Publishing Suite version 7 "The images used herein were obtained from Mindscape's PrintMaster product, (c) 1998 Mindscape, Inc., 88 Rowland Way, Novato, CA 94945 USA. All rights reserved."

~ Site Design by Diane Hawkins ~