Coding with Turtle

Turtle is a way to use Python (a programming language) to create drawings.

You have a ‘turtle’ on screen. You can give the turtle instructions to move forwards and backwards, to turn left and right. The turtle leaves a line behind it wherever it moves - this is how it draws!

You can control many aspects of the turtle, including:

  • The size of the line.
  • The colour of the line.
  • The speed the turtle moves

We use an online app called Trinket to write and save our drawings. Make sure you know how to login to Trinket before you get started.

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