Codey Rocky: Animation Designer (Gr. 3-5)


In this lesson, students are introduced to the concept of Sequences and how they relate to everyday life. Students will play a game in which they must act like a robot and follow instructions to complete a task. Students will then take this understanding and convert it to a code in mBlock 5. Students will use their new knowledge to create their own animation in mBlock 5. Some sample projects can include growing a tree or taking a walk. Students will then present their projects to the class before a final wrap-up.


  • By the end of this lesson, students will understand the concept of Sequences in coding
  • By the end of this lesson, students will be able to use Sequence blocks to create animations in mBlock 5

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & English Language Arts
  • Quebec - English Language Arts
  • New Brunswick - English Language Arts
  • Nova Scotia - English Language Arts & ICT
  • Alberta - English Language Arts & ICT/CTF
  • British Columbia - English Language Arts & ADST
  • Manitoba - English Language Arts
  • Prince Edward Island - English Language Arts
  • Saskatchewan - English Language Arts
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - English Language Arts
  • Yukon Territories - Follow's B.C.'s Curriculum
  • Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
  • Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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Codey Rocky
Codey Rocky

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Codey Rocky combines hardware with software, allowing children to learn about programming while they play and create. Using mBlock, a software which supports both blocked-based and Python programming, Codey Rocky takes children by their hands and leads them into the world of technology with its in-built AI and IoT functionalities, giving them a competitive edge in the AI era.