Coding Projects

  • 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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  • 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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  • How to Code Your Own Halloween Game

    How to Code Your Own Halloween Game For Halloween, your students can express their creative sides by making a fun Halloween game from one of our four templates. They’ll follow step-by-step instructions to create a personalized...

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  • A “What I Did This Summer” Project for 21st Century Learners

    A “What I Did This Summer” Project for 21st Century Learners This back-to-school season, your students can recap their summer vacations using a fun new creative medium: coding! With this project, your students will follow...

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  • 6 Fun Projects to Code This Summer

    6 Fun Projects to Code This Summer Summer’s the perfect time for a new creative outlet, but it’s far too easy to slip into “consumer” mode, passively watching TV or playing video games. Coding is...

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  • Program Your Own Fireworks Show in Minecraft

    Program Your Own Fireworks Show in Minecraft This 4th of July, use coding to safely shoot off fireworks from the comfort of your computer! With Tynker’s Minecraft modding, you can create a simple mod where...

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  • Code with Your Child for Father’s Day

    Code with Your Child for Father’s Day Father’s Day is a great time for your kids to spend quality time with their father or other important role models or mentors in their lives. Together, they can...

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  • Celebrate Your Mother Using Digital Storytelling

    Celebrate Your Mother Using Digital Storytelling Mother’s Day is about so much more than flowers and jewelry. For Mother’s Day, your students can use code to tell animated, interactive stories about what their mothers or...

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  • Make a Fun Mini-Game for Earth Day

    Make a Fun Mini-Game for Earth Day This Friday, April 22 is Earth Day! It’s a great time to learn about the earth, reflect on how our actions affect the environment, make a difference, and...

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  • Your April Fools’ Day Coding Present Has Arrived

    Your April Fools’ Day Coding Present Has Arrived On April Fools’ Day, your students can play a good-hearted prank on their friends and parents by completing and customizing this fun coding project. Students just follow the...

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  • Spring Is Here With a Fun Coding Project!

    Spring Is Here With a Fun Coding Project! It’s springtime! Flowers are staring to peek out of the snow, trees are regrowing their leaves, and the baby chicks are chirping. Your students can usher in...

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  • A Fun Project for Pi Day

    A Fun Project for Pi Day March 14 is recognized internationally as Pi Day, a day to celebrate the mathematical constant Pi, as well as to eat pie. While eating your pie, take a look...

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  • Spread the Love Valentine’s Day Card

    Spread the Love Happy Valentine’s Day from Tynker! We love Valentine’s Day because it’s a reminder to reach out to people in your life that you care about. We want to take this opportunity to...

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  • Give Thanks with Code

    Give Thanks with Code Ah, Thanksgiving break. A time to relax, give thanks for friends and family, and eat (perhaps not in moderation). But between the feasting and sleeping, kids often have a lot of...

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  • Code with Monsters this Halloween!

    Code with Monsters this Halloween! Get coding with our fun Halloween programming activities! Start with a set of 20 puzzles, a music video do-it-yourself project, or a trick-or-treat storytelling project. Play Scavenger Hunt Puzzles These puzzles feature the...

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  • Using Physics with Tynker: Part 2

    Using Physics with Tynker: Part 2 Tynker’s Physics Engine allows kids to easily make all kinds of fun games, including this Angry Birds™-inspired game! Hold down your mouse to charge the cannon. When you let go, the bird...

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  • Using Physics with Tynker: Part 1

    Using Physics with Tynker: Part 1 Tynker’s Physics Engine allows children to make fun games using properties like bounciness, collisions, and gravity without having to manually program all these complex interactions. Penguins bouncing in zero...

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  • Programming Sphero and Ollie with Tynker

    This is a quick start guide to program your Sphero and Ollie robots with Tynker. Here are a few links to get you started with unboxing and pairing the devices with your tablet: Sphero Quick Start Guide...

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  • Programming Parrot Drones with Tynker

    Programming Parrot Drones with Tynker This is a quick-start guide to program your Parrot drone with the Tynker App. Parrot has a number of videos that you can watch to unbox and set up the drone. Compatibility...

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  • Design Your Own Adventure-Filled Platformer

    Design your own adventure-filled platformer with robot bugs, giant bosses, zombies, dragons and anything you can imagine using this free online tutorial. Using Tynker’s Level Editor and the easy to use Platformer code blocks, you...

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  • Space Cow – A Physics Puzzle Game

    Ever wanted to build a space game with physics? Here’s a fun game where you help Daisy the space cow fling asteroids and comets into a black hole. Watch out! Don’t let Daisy get too close to the...

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  • Program Your Own 4th of July Fireworks!

    Enjoy safe fireworks without any dust, soot or smoke by designing your own special effects in this fun project using gravity and cloning in Tynker. You can make your fireworks even cooler than the real...

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  • Bad Guy Bowling

    Bad Guy Bowling is a fun multi-level game to build and play. In each level, bad guys are set up like bowling pins, and you get to swing a bowling ball to knock them down. Knock ’em all...

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  • Make A Fun Card for Dad

    A fun project just for dad! Follow easy instructions to customize the card with a personal message. It’s easy and should take less than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions: Click characters using the mouse before...

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