9,459,413 kids have started programming with Tynker

Empower the Next Generation of Innovators


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.
-STEVE JOBS, THE LOST INTERVIEW

Learn to Code as You Build Awesome Games

Kids of all ages learn programming and create as many projects as they can imagine. Lifetime Access = Unlimited Creativity!

Tynker 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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Tynker 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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Tynker Anywhere

Conveniently use our award-winning mobile apps on the go, while on the road or in "Airplane Mode."

  • Over 200 fun coding puzzles to solve
  • Build games directly on the mobile device
  • Several fun game kits included to start with!

Winner of a Parents' Choice Gold Award

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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 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
I just had my first group of 6th graders coding - Instant engagement! Love it (plus now I am a teacher hero). Paula Pletcher Teacher from St. Simon School, IN
Do you like video games and stuff? With Tynker you can create your own games and it's fun! Saathvik Student from San Jose CA