Coding Games in Scratch provides kids with a simple and understandable guide to the MIT programming language Scratch and manages to differentiate itself from the competition with its simple design and easy to understand instructions.
The Fischer Price Code-a-Pillar is one of the first coding related toys you come across when searching online. I bought it because it was the right age group for Nina and to be honest I had no idea how it related to (let alone could teach) coding.
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.
Treehouse offers a range of web-based courses for older kids who want to develop their coding skills and take it to the next level by learning to build websites.
Through Hello Ruby, kids are introduced to the basic concepts of programming. They learn how to collaborate, spot a problem, break it down into a series of simpler steps, use algorithms, and debug.