• The Tynker Community Forum: Finally, a Place Where Teachers Talk Code

    As an educator, finding time to get your questions answered is always a challenge. Often, you only have a short amount of time to answer emails, or your prep time is full with helping students....

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  • Community Highlights (1/9 – 1/15)

    Community Highlights (1/9 – 1/15) Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Here are a few highlights from the Tynker community this past week: Featured Makers This week, we posted interviews of three amazing makers from...

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  • 7 Awesome Winter and Holiday Projects Made by Kids

    7 Awesome Winter and Holiday Projects Made by Kids Happy holidays from your friends at Tynker! This past month, we’ve seen so many amazing winter-themed coding games, Christmas Minecraft skins and items, and holiday remixes–all made...

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  • Meet Layla, Tynker Trendsetter and Future Engineer!

    Meet Layla, Tynker Trendsetter and Future Engineer! Ten-year-old Layla lives and codes in San Diego, California. She is in 5th grade and loves soccer, drawing, and coding. She’s made some really creative projects, and even...

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  • New Programming Courses Released for Drones and Robots!

    New Programming Courses Released for Drones and Robots! We’re very excited to announce that we’ve released two new drone and robot courses to help kids learn to code at home in a fun, creative way. These courses...

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  • Creator Claire Is a Self-Taught Coder!

    Creator Claire Is a Self-Taught Coder! Nine-year-old Claire is from Sulphur Springs, Texas and has programmed some amazing games in Tynker. She’s in 3rd grade and loves playing with her cat Milo, drawing, and reading. We...

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  • NEW! Learn Python in Jungle Run, Our First Home Python Course

    NEW! Learn Python in Jungle Run, Our First Home Python Course In Tynker’s first Python course for home users, kids can transition to Python as they solve puzzles and build fun games. Jungle Run is...

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  • A Coding Project to Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    A Coding Project to Honor MLK Day The third Monday of January is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, an American federal holiday to remember and honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a...

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  • Learn how creativity queen Katie expresses herself – both on the stage and through coding!

    Learn how creativity queen Katie expresses herself – both on the stage and through coding! Ten-year-old actress and coder Katie hails from San Jose, CA. She’s created some great coding projects, so we interviewed her...

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  • Community Highlights (1/2 – 1/8)

    Community Highlights (1/2 – 1/8) We hope you all had a wonderful New Year! Here are a few highlights from the Tynker community this past week. Projects of the Week Dabbing Simulator NOOB TO PRO:...

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  • Is Tynker For Math And Language Arts Teachers? Absolutely!

    Is Tynker For Math And Language Arts Teachers? Absolutely! When we hear “STEM,” we often think of it as separate from everyday subjects like Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and music. STEM, the acronym, tends to find...

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  • What an incredible year it has been!

    What an incredible year it has been! Looking back on 2016, one thing is crystal clear: we are incredibly fortunate to be part of such an inspired community of makers! This past year, our maker community...

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  • Thank you all for an amazing Hour of Code 2016!

    Thank you all for an amazing Hour of Code 2016! Thanks to the support of many wonderful students, educators, and parents, this year’s Hour of Code was a tremendous success. Millions of kids around the...

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  • Community Highlights (12/12 – 12/18)

    Community Highlights (12/12 – 12/18) Here’s what’s been happening in the Tynker community this week: Our Hour of Code drone giveaway ended last week. In all, we gave away 12 drones to schools all around the...

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  • Featured Maker Eithne Gives Advice to New Coders

    Featured Maker Eithne Gives Advice to New Coders Eithne is a 10-year-old from Cornwall, UK who has published some wonderful projects to the Tynker community. Get to know Eithne better and learn about the projects...

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  • How is learning to code like learning a new language? Ask Nico!

    How is learning to code like learning a new language? Ask Nico! Nico is a 9-year-old from San Jose, California who has built some amazing projects in Tynker, including a version of the popular game...

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  • How to Program Music for Beethoven’s Birthday

    How to Program Music for Beethoven’s Birthday In December 1770, Ludwig van Beethoven was born in modern-day Germany, then a part of the Holy Roman Empire. Although the exact date of his birth is unknown,...

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  • Community Highlights (12/5 – 12/11)

    Community Highlights (12/5 – 12/11) Thank you to everyone who did an Hour of Code with Tynker last week. We hope you keep coding throughout the rest of the year! You can access all our...

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  • Community Highlights (11/28 – 12/4)

    Community Highlights (11/28 – 12/4) Happy Hour of Code week! We’ve already seen a lot of awesome posts on Twitter from teachers doing an Hour of Code with their students. Here’s what’s new in the...

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  • NEW! Get a Personalized Hour of Code Certificate

    NEW! Get a Personalized Hour of Code Certificate Tynker offers dozens of fun, free activities for students to get introduced to coding. And now we’re very excited to introduce personalized Hour of Code certificates for...

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  • Community Highlights (11/21 – 11/27)

    Community Highlights (11/21 – 11/27) Here are a few highlights from the Tynker community this past week. You can join in on the coding fun by downloading the free Tynker app for iPads and Android...

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  • Peep Is Coming to the Hour of Code!

    Peep Is Coming to the Hour of Code! We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with public media leader WGBH Boston. Together we’re offering new tutorials for the Hour of Code based on the beloved...

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  • Community Highlights (11/14 – 11/20

    Community Highlights (11/14 – 11/20) Happy almost-Thanksgiving! Here are a few highlights from the Tynker community this past week. You can join in on the coding fun by downloading the free Tynker app for iPads...

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  • NEW! Announcing Lego WeDo 2.0 Support

    NEW! Announcing Lego WeDo 2.0 Support We’re very excited to announce that the Tynker iPad app now supports programming with Lego WeDo 2.0, an awesome robotics kit for kids. Now kids can do even more with...

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