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Kids Learn To Code With These Awesome Apps

Coding is the wave of the future, so if your kid is interested in coding, the sooner the better. This collection of apps is focused on teaching kids to code through easy learning tools.

Hopscotch-Programming for kids
Move the Turtle: Learn to code
codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Nancy Drew Codes and Clues Mystery Coding Game
Nancy Drew Codes and Clues Mystery Coding Game

Nancy Drew Codes and Clues Mystery Coding Game

Her Interactive

Educators and Parents Agree

Educators and Parents Agree! Nancy Drew Codes and Clues is a Top-Rated Learning Game for Kids!

Kids will learn basic coding, reading and critical thinking skills as they find clues and code their robot puppy in this fun story-based hidden object mystery game!

“The strength is that the coding element is useful within the story instead of being an isolated...

Robotizen - Kid learn code 5+
Robotizen - Kid learn code 5+

Robotizen

Mage Media and Entertainment Service Joint Stock Company

Robotizen is the #1 learn to code program for kids 4-9

Robotizen is the #1 learn to code program for kids 4-9! Robotizen teaches the basics of computer programming and robotic through a variety of interactive learning activities in a interesting story. Robotizen would help kids to improve their problem solving, logical thinking and creativity.

KEY FEATURES:
* Kids learn key programming concepts such as sequence, command, condition, event, loop …
* Curriculum developed...

Tynker: Coding for Kids
Tynker: Coding for Kids

Tynker

Tynker

Tynker is the #1 Kids Coding platform

Tynker is the #1 Kids Coding platform! Over 60 million kids and thousands of schools use Tynker's award-winning curriculum to learn to code!

Strengthen your child’s educational foundation with step-by-step tutorials that teach kids coding in a way they enjoy. Your child will learn as they build games and apps, modify Minecraft, program drones, control micro:bit, and even explore STEM.

Whether your...

Also Good

Apps with average score

Hopscotch-Programming for kids
Hopscotch-Programming for kids
Hopscotch-Programming for kids

Hopscotch-Programming for kids

Hopscotch Technologies

“Hopscotch is the best way to express your imagination! Most other "learn to code" apps just make you complete boring levels with 4 "move" blocks, but in hopscotch you have the freedom to create anything, which is amazing.” — BuildASnowman, Hopscotcher

“This taught me sooooo much about basics of coding. I...

Freggers Play
Freggers Play
Freggers Play

Freggers Play

Spin AG

With Freggers Play, learning how to code can be easy as pie. You can tell stories with animated animals and characters or invent your own games. Or you just have fun building in 3D and at the same time improve creativity and spatial imagination. With its many possibilities our award-winning...

Move the Turtle: Learn to code
Move the Turtle: Learn to code
Move the Turtle: Learn to code

Move the Turtle: Learn to code

Krzysztof Haft-Szatynski

Move The Turtle is an educational application for iPhone and iPad that teaches children the basics of creating computer programs, using intuitive graphic commands.

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*** Winner of a Parents’ Choice Gold Award
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"I highly recommend it for all kids, whether or not they want to get into programming. The kind of...

Daisy the Dinosaur
Daisy the Dinosaur
Daisy the Dinosaur

Daisy the Dinosaur

Hopscotch Technologies

Learn the basics of coding with Daisy the Dinosaur!

Built by the creators of Hopscotch.
This free, fun app has an easy drag & drop interface that kids of all ages can use to animate Daisy and make her dance on their screen. Kids will intuitively grasp the basics of objects,...

Cato's Hike Lite
Cato's Hike Lite
Cato's Hike Lite

Cato's Hike Lite

Hesham Wahba

A little programmer odyssey!

"Who says that computer programming should only be left to the adults?... although Cato’s Hike is geared towards children, it can definitely unlock the little programmer in all of us." -- AppAdvice

Even though this is the Lite version, it includes the tutorial world and the...

codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding
codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding
codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding

codeSpark Academy: Kids Coding

codeSpark

codeSpark Academy is the most used home coding program for kids 5-9! Our award-winning app has introduced over 30 million kids in 190 countries to the ABCs of computer science and our lovable coding characters, the Foos.

codeSpark Academy uses a patent pending "no words" interface to teach the basics of...

Box Island - Award Winning Coding Adventure
Box Island - Award Winning Coding Adventure
Box Island - Award Winning Coding Adventure

Box Island - Award Winning Coding Adventure

Radiant Games

◆ Box Island - Award Winning Coding Adventure for Kids!

Box Island is a mobile game that takes boys and girls on an exciting adventure, while teaching the fundamentals of coding. Kids apply the basics, such as loops and conditionals, to progress through the super fun and challenging gameplay. Rendered in...

Lightbot Jr : Coding Puzzles for Ages 4+
Lightbot Jr : Coding Puzzles for Ages 4+
Lightbot Jr : Coding Puzzles for Ages 4+

Lightbot Jr : Coding Puzzles for Ages 4+

SpriteBox LLC

Apple Features, in over 100 countries:
*Best New Apps and Games*
*Best for Learning to Code*
*Best in Hot Educational Games*

It's never too early to start programming! Lightbot Junior gets your little ones 'coding' within minutes!

Lightbot Junior is specifically designed for ages 4-8, and is an easier version of...

Coda Game - Make your Own Games
Coda Game - Make your Own Games
Coda Game - Make your Own Games

Coda Game - Make your Own Games

Filimundus AB

Coda Game is the kids’ own game engine!

In Coda Game you can be the boss of your own awesome games. Drag and drop the visual coding blocks to create games such as Air Hockey, Flappy Bird and Platform games and share them with the world! Your imagination is the only...

Tinkerblocks
Tinkerblocks
Tinkerblocks

Tinkerblocks

urbn; pockets

Easy and fun coding – for everyone.
Tinkerblocks is a coding app for girls and boys aged six and up – a language free digital toy! Create your individual "Magic Eight Project", invent your "Fun Alarm System" – bring your ideas to life!
With Tinkerblocks children get into coding by a simple...

Cato's Hike
Cato's Hike
Cato's Hike

Cato's Hike

Hesham Wahba

A little programmer odyssey!

"Who says that computer programming should only be left to the adults?... although Cato’s Hike is geared towards children, it can definitely unlock the little programmer in all of us." -- AppAdvice

Cato is a little boy who just like every little boy likes to go out and...

SpriteBox : Code Hour
SpriteBox : Code Hour
SpriteBox : Code Hour

SpriteBox : Code Hour

SpriteBox LLC

Run and jump into coding!

SpriteBox is a unique puzzle-platformer; a mix of exploration and learning to code.

By giving Sprite programs of instructions to follow, you can advance through unique worlds and help free Sprite's bottled-up friends.

During your adventure, you'll learn to sequence commands, change parameters, debug faulty logic, and...

Cargo-Bot
Cargo-Bot
Cargo-Bot

Cargo-Bot

Two Lives Left

Over one million people have enjoyed Cargo-Bot! The puzzle game that challenges your brain and helps you learn programming concepts.

Cargo-Bot is the first game programmed entirely on iPad® using Codea

It's a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates. Sounds simple, right? Try it out!

• Beautiful graphics
•...

Robot School. Programming For Kids - FREE
Robot School. Programming For Kids - FREE
Robot School. Programming For Kids - FREE

Robot School. Programming For Kids - FREE

Next is Great

Robot School. Programming For Kids is a programming game suitable for children aged 7 and above. Try out free version of Robot School and get hooked into programming!

R-obbie the Robot crashed his spaceship in a far away galaxy. R-obbie needs a lot of energy to get back to his...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Start Scratch: Tutorials

Start Scratch: Tutorials

Seasoft Limited

This app was developed independently of the MIT Scratch Team, which produces the Scratch programming language and online community. The Scratch name and Scratch cat are trademarks of MIT.

With 150+ Scratch blocks, 25+ Scratch tutorials, 180+ quiz questions and well over 15000 words of exclusive content, the Start Scratch app makes learning the Scratch programming language even easier.

Start Scratch features information and examples for all the blocks in Scratch 2.0!


--- App Features ---

Tutorials:
- Over 25 exclusive Scratch tutorials!
- Step-by-step guidance with images, so you can learn at your own pace.
- A quick quiz question for each tutorial, so you can check your understanding.

Blocks:
- All 150+ Scratch 2.0 blocks are included, each with a description and image.
- See which blocks are used by sprites, the stage or both.
- A quick quiz question for each block, so you can check your understanding.
- View blocks by category.

Cards:
- View all 14 v2.0 'Scratch Cards', created by MIT for help getting started with Scratch 2.0.


--- Suggestions and Feedback ---

If you would like to make a suggestion, or provide some feedback on how we can improve our app, we would love to hear from you! Please email:

[email protected]


--- Trademark Information ---

Scratch is a trademark of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which does not sponsor, endorse, or authorise this content. See scratch.mit.edu for more information.

Boogie Bot - Coding for kids - Learn to code

Boogie Bot - Coding for kids - Learn to code

NybleApps LLC

Boogie Bot is a fun and interactive learning app which will introduce kids to computer programming using Blockly - Google's visual programming language.
In this app kids will program a robot to dance while they learn the basics of coding. Boogie Bot makes learning easy by engaging kids in an interactive way which will provide creativity as well as structure, both of which foster learning.

Visual coding has been proven to be a preferred way of learning to code by leading universities. Powered by Blockly, this app will help kids learn the programming logic and concepts before diving into complex syntax.
This app is popular in many schools across the country.

What will kids learn -
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* Algorithmic Thinking – a way of getting to a solution through the clear definition of the steps.
* Sequential Processing – involves consecutive and ordered execution of code.
* Parallel Processing – involves the concurrent or simultaneous execution of code. 
* Pattern Recognition and Looping – a way of identifying similarities between things and using loops to repeat them instead of specifying them again and again.
* Conditional Statement – a set of rules performed if a certain condition is met.
* Abstraction – a way of separating and hiding the complex part of the instruction.
* Use of variables – a more advanced concept that allows you to maintain information which can be retrieved by its name.

What can kids do:
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- Learn to code with coding blocks.
- Understand programming concepts.
- Learn to think algorithmically and use advanced concepts.
- Earn coins for a job well done.
- Take video recording of the dance they create.

Kids love this app
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My daughter (8 yrs) loves it. She is doing pretty advanced levels and enjoying it. - dad from CA.

My students love working on this app. They just can't stop. - Mrs N - teacher.

No Ads
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We never show any third-party advertising or sponsored product placement, not even in the free version.
We are parents and we take privacy issues very seriously. Please read our privacy policy at http://www.nybleapps.com/privacy

Learn more about us at http://nybleapps.com/

If you love our app please leave us a review.
If you have any questions or concerns please reach us at [email protected]

Boogie Bot - Coding for kids - Learn Programming

Boogie Bot - Coding for kids - Learn Programming

NybleApps LLC

** Pay once and play forever. No in-app purchase.
** No ads.
** All future updates are free.
** Volume discount available for schools and educational institutions.

Boogie Bot is a fun and interactive learning app which will introduce kids to computer programming using Blockly - Google's visual programming language. In this app, kids will program a robot to dance, using coding blocks, which will help them learn about programming logic and concepts before diving into complex syntax. Boogie Bot makes learning easy by engaging kids in an interactive way which will provide creativity as well as structure, both of which foster learning.

This app is popular in many schools across the country.

What will kids learn -
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* Algorithmic Thinking – a way of getting to a solution through the clear definition of the steps.
* Sequential Processing – involves consecutive and ordered execution of code.
* Parallel Processing – involves the concurrent or simultaneous execution of code. 
* Pattern Recognition and Looping – a way of identifying similarities between things and using loops to repeat them instead of specifying them again and again.
* Conditional Statement – a set of rules performed if a certain condition is met.
* Abstraction – a way of separating and hiding the complex part of the instruction.
* Use of variables – a more advanced concept that allows you to maintain information which can be retrieved by its name.

What can kids do -
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- Learn to code with coding blocks.
- Understand programming concepts.
- Learn to think algorithmically and use advanced concepts.
- Earn coins for a job well done.
- Take video recording of the dance they create.

No Ads
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We never show any third-party advertising or sponsored product placement.
We are parents and we take privacy issues very seriously. Please read our privacy policy at http://www.nybleapps.com/privacy

Learn more about us at http://nybleapps.com/

If you love our app please leave us a review.
If you have any questions or concerns please reach us at [email protected]

We hope you enjoy learning with this app.

Junior Coder for School - Learn coding

Junior Coder for School - Learn coding

NybleApps LLC

Junior Coder is an exciting app that introduces kids to computer programming concepts using games and puzzles. It is easy to use and no prior programming experience is needed. Kids can create their own puzzles and challenge themselves or their friends.

This app supports multiple users and there is no in-app purchase - ideal for schools.

Awards:
- Certified by the Educational App Store.

Learning by doing is the most effective way of learning. Junior Coder does just that. Each programming concept is introduced as a unique and fun game. Kids play 5 levels to grasp the idea and then they create similar puzzles to challenge themselves. By practicing this method it reinforces the concept that they learn.

Features:
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# Algorithmic Thinking
# Sequencing skill
# Pattern Recognition
# Repetition and Looping
# Function and Procedural Thinking
# Control Flow Using Conditional Logic
# Debugging And Problem Solving
# Efficient Programming

This app is targeted at advancing education and is ideal for kids 6+ but anyone who can read and loves challenges can play. It starts off with simple sequential thinking and then moves on to more complicated concepts of looping, conditional flows, functions and optimal solutions.

The stellar award chart keeps track of the progress and motivates kids. Kids earn badges and medals as they complete each game.

Try Junior Coder to start learning computer programming concepts! For more information visit our website at http://nybleapps.com/