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Have you heard your child mention Kibos and wondered what they are? Do their references to Scratch send you running for a Band-Aid? Rest easy, because they’re both powerful tools for introducing coding and programming to our youngest students. Every Wednesday during recess students choose to join Elaine Hamilton (Engineering and Design Coach), Tory Lane (Librarian and Technology Coach), Katrina Mills (LD Math Specialist), and myself in using Scratch (https://scratch.mit.edu/), Scratch Jr. (an app for the iPad) and Kibo robots (http://kinderlabrobotics.com/kibo/) to create and design. The library hums with children’s voices problem-solving and questioning one another as they ponder how to animate a “sprite” using basic commands or how to move a Kibo a certain distance by selecting a sequence of programming blocks. Children leave these workshops excited to return to the classroom and share what they have designed. For Elaine, Tory, Katrina, and me it is an incredible and inspiring way to spend recess leading students as they develop, create, and design.