Professional programmers create programs by writing lines of text for a computer to interpret. This is the most efficient process for creating large programs, but it can be hard for a beginner to learn programming concepts and programming syntax simultaneously.
This tutorial will go through a series of Google Blockly games so you can learn programming. In Blockly, you drag around blocks to create a program. To get used to the interface, try out this simple puzzle game:
For each animal (green), attach its picture, choose its number of legs, and make a stack of its traits.
Once you've matched everything together, click on "Check Answers".
Note: To separate 2 stacked blocks, drag off the bottom one from the top one.