Finding the right app for teaching kids to code can seem a bit overwhelming when you start out. Tynker combines fun graphics and a combination of simple ‘drag and drop’ games, with increasing levels of difficulty and creativity, to entertain and challenge kids as they learn.
Apps for 8 – 13 years
Apps>8 – 13 years old
Apple’s Swift Playgrounds teaches kids about the components from Apple’s primary coding language Swift which is a very popular general purpose programming language that is used to develop applications for all of Apple’s devices from Apple TVs to iPhone’s.
Osmo is one of our favourite toys, successfully marrying screen-based games with physical activity off screen, while covering various topics like shapes, letters and numbers, disguising genuine learning as fun.