Empowering the Next Generation of Innovators

Draw Math Art

Fractals, spirographs and
space filling curves

Make Web Apps

Greetings, Internet mashups
and utilities

What can kids build with Tynker blocks?

Anything they imagine!

Interface with Hardware

Program motors, LEDs,
speakers and more.

Build Custom Games

Sidescrollers, 2-player games
and physics games

Model Science Projects

Simulate Gravity, build a
water cycle, and more

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Used with permission from Code.org.

I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.

Inspire Kids to Create at Home

Self-paced courses motivate kids to bring their ideas to life with fun projects, customizable graphics and creativity tools.
Built-in tutoring and guided lessons personalize the learning experience and enable kids to successfully learn and create on their own.

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Tynker for Tablets

Tynker's mobile apps let you learn basic programming concepts on iPads and Android-enabled tablets.

  • Learn to code by solving puzzles
  • Build games, stories and interactive animations
  • Web and mobile access to all your projects
  • Work offline without Internet access
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Gold Award

Editor's Choice

5 Stars for Engagement
5 Stars for Quality

"kids are introduced to coding with a simple, visual platform"

"reduces the complexity of the experience and starts with something fun"

"teaches children coding basics in a visual and accessible way."

Kids Learn to Code as they Build Awesome Projects

At Home

Give kids the freedom to create their own games and learn at their own pace, with Tynker online courses.

  • Game-like lessons and built-in tutoring
  • Earn cool badges and create fun projects
  • When ready, transition to mainstream programming languages
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At School

Join over 10,000 schools and districts that use Tynker to teach programming in the classroom.

  • No prior experience required
  • Complete solution -- with lesson plans and assessment tools
  • Easily roll out for a classroom, at a school site or district wide
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At Camp or After-School

Find out how easy it is to start a coding camp for kids with Tynker.

  • Everything you need to get started
  • Fun and engaging curriculum provided
  • No specialized staffing required
  • Successful solution used by camps across the US
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Success Stories

  • Coding With a Room Full of Girls

    We were so excited to run this programming workshop exclusively for girls organized by Girls Innovate! and hosted by nestGSV at Redwood City, CA. It turned out to be a fantastic event, with a room full of enthusiastic girls and their parents who came together to learn computer programming using Tynker.

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  • Summer of Code with Tynker

    This summer, kids had a blast at Tynker camps! They learned programming, but more importantly, they learned that coding is fun!

    Held in San Francisco at the Children's Creativity Museum and at schools in Palo Alto, these week-long camps were a great way for beginners to start coding. Boys and girls ranging from grades 3-9 showed off their coding skills with their first creations here.

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  • 9th Graders Teach 3rd Graders to Code With Tynker

    Tynker is an excellent way to teach children in elementary school the basics of programming or coding cool games. The games on the Tynker page are ranked from beginner to intermediate to show the difficulty of coding or programming involved.

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  • Grandpa Gifts Tynker to his Grandkids

    When John heard Tynker being used in the Hour of Code at his granddaughters' school in Seattle he was intrigued. "I liked the idea of introducing programming at such an early age," he says. He looked up Tynker and instantly decided to buy the Tynker home course as a gift for them so they could continue building on the interest developed during the Hour of Code.

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  • After School Coding Club

    One of the best moments of this adventure was when I saw a third grader teaching some first graders an aspect of Tynker. This kind of collaborative learning is something teachers love to see, and is affirmation that this was an exceptional tool to be using.

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Kids, Parents and Teachers love Tynker

My son is so excited that his grandma gave him a Christmas gift to learn programming with Tynker! Chris Heck Parent from Seattle WA
I teach 5th grade.. Our Tynker explorations have been fabulous! Rebecca Galliot Teacher from Metairie Park CD School, LA
I Heart Tynker!!! Tynker is so amazing. Elise Student from Grade 5