Every holiday season it’s difficult to find the perfect gift – especially for a young girl. Ditch the lip gloss and fuzzy pens for a learning gift that could set your little girl on an amazing path in life. Back in the 1800s Ada Lovelace had an idea that would essentially describe what we call programming today. Could your daughter, niece or grand-daughter be the next Ada? With these coding gifts she just might…

RePhone DIY Cell Phone Kit

Now, with the RePhone DIY Cell Phone Kit, you can build your phone from the ground up. It’s an open source modular phone kit that you can use to provide the ultimate customized device or use to convert your plain old boring toilet (or whatever) into an Internet-Of-Things toilet. COST: $45.99  BUY NOW

 

 

Synth Kit by Tech Will Save Us

A fun, hands-on kit for kids that teaches them how to build their own portable synth. It’s perfect for kids who are ready to really get into the nitty-gritty of how circuits and electronics work. Kids create electronic music by building their very own synthesizer. COST: $39.99  BUY NOW

 

 

Code Art T-Shirt

Funny geek t-shirt, great gift for geeky or nerdy men, women, boys, girls. Features retro pixelated green text, familiar to computer programmers, technicians, repair tech, computer science students and teachers, software and hardware repair technicians
COST: $19.99  BUY NOW

 

 

Girls Who Code bookGirls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World

Bursting with dynamic artwork, down-to-earth explanations of coding principles, and real-life stories of girls and women working at places like Pixar and NASA, this graphically animated book by Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani is perfect for aspiring female coders! COST: $10.99-$16.12 BUY NOW

 

 

 

Binary Code Tote Bag

Toss your sunscreen, towel, and book into this Binary Code Tote Bag and hit the beach. Or keep it in your vehicle for when you’re out and you need a bag at the grocery store or one of those stores that doesn’t believe in baskets and only provides carts. What is up with that? We do not need a 4-wheeled vehicle for our stationery and chili lime pistachios, Home Goods. But we do need a Binary Code Tote Bag. Pretty Sure. COST: $24.99  BUY NOW

 

 

The Starter Kit by Arduino

The Starter Kit is a great way to get started with Arduino, coding and electronics! The Starter Kit includes the components you need to make 15 fun projects following the step-by-step tutorials on the Project Book.
COST: $87.90 BUY NOW

 

 

Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzales

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. The book also includes bonus content to help you start coding! COST: $8.99-$14.71 BUY NOW

 

 

Code Girl Pins

These fun “Code Girl” mission pins designed by artist Mette Hornung Rankin make a great gift for any female coder. Perfect stocking stuffer this time of year! Donate by Dec 18th to arrive by Dec 25th.
(Pin backer card is 3 1/4″ in x 2 1/8″.)
COST: $10  BUY NOW

 

 

 

 

 

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About Code Art

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Our mission is to increase the number of girls studying computer science by delighting and inspiring them with the creative possibilities of computer programming.

CodeArt uses art as an onramp to coding for girls in grades 4-12. CodeArt runs CodeHer clubs and community workshops where students learn how to write computer programs that generate art. CodeArt also hold events to highlight the need for more gender and racial diversity in Computer Science.

Want to help a girl learn to code?

Make a donation for $250 or more to support our scholarships, workshops and other efforts to inspire girls to code! As a special thank you for your generous donation, we will send you one of our limited edition Code Art Donor Pins designed by artist Mette Hornung Rankin. MAKE A GIFT