So the idea here is that children take a song and break down the lyrics down into a flowchart. Using the repitition and patterns in songs, the children can start to consider the different symbols and links when creating a flow chart.
The idea is a great unplugged activity that can develop some computational thinking skills:
Here we are decomposing, abstractin, writing an algorithms with patterns.
We started by considering some other examples such as:
So my digital leaders gave it a go today and they loved it. Here are some of their examples. Once created, the children then snapped a picture of their efforts and using the app Shadow Puppets Edu, recorded a short video alongside the music following the flowchart they had created: