Empowering the Next Generation of Innovators
Kids have started programming with Tynker
Draw Math Art
Fractals, spirographs and
space filling curves
Make Web Apps
Greetings, Internet mashups
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
Programming is the new literacy. What separates those who simply have an idea from those who make their ideas a reality is the ability to program.
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.
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
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
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
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Kids, Parents and Teachers love Tynker
My 8 year old son just completed the Tynker programming course. It was a fantastic learning experience for him... Keep up the good work! Brian Perron, Ph.D. Parent from Ann Arbor MI
We have looking for a way to introduce students to programming in a clear and concise manner. Other programs were either too childish or too hard. Tynker was a perfect choice. Jennifer Buonafede Teacher from Sacred Heart Schools, CA
My favorite program was Tynker. I loved to make the game, and customizing it just to perfection. It really makes you feel free. Jonathan Student from Louisville KY