Python Tutorial For Kids

Snake Wrangling For Kids is a Python Tutorial for “children 8 years and older, who would like to learn computer programming. It covers the very basics of programming, and uses the Python programming language to teach the concepts. Examples are presented for Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux.”

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The Python Tutorial For Kids by David Crossland, except the quotations and unless otherwise expressly stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.


3 Responses to “Python Tutorial For Kids”

  1. Al Sweigart on August 29th, 2008 07:16

    I’d like to recommend a similar book that I wrote on computer game programming for kids in the Python programming language. The book is available for free under a Creative Commons license.

    Each chapter in the book shows the complete source code for an entire game, and then teaches programming concepts from the examples. I wrote this book because most programming books read like bland mathematics textbooks; principles first, with practical application and examples second.

    The book’s website is

  2. David Crossland on August 31st, 2008 15:20

    Thanks Al! It looks great! I hope the license might become CC-BY-SA one day instead of CC-BY-SA-NC though, so it can be included in GNU/Linux distributions.

  3. Dave on October 6th, 2008 12:20 is a similar book, this one focused on games.

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