Stories

  • 11-Year-Old Reagan Gives Great Advice to Future Coders!

    11-Year-Old Reagan Gives Great Advice to Future Coders! Eleven-year-old Reagan is in 6th grade and lives in San Antonio, Texas. Her hobbies include gaming, biking, drawing, reading, and coding. The Pokemon project she created with...

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  • Community Highlights (3/13 – 3/19)

    Community Highlights (3/13 – 3/19) Every week, we bring you the best of the Tynker community – from projects that we love playing to makers who inspire us. Featured Makers We featured three more makers...

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  • Video Games Inspire Eliot To Create His Own

    Video Games Inspire Eliot To Create His Own Eliot is in 7th grade, is twelve years old, and lives in Orlando, Florida. His hobbies include coding and Minecraft! He coded an incredible game called Space...

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  • Matthew Thinks Imagination and Coding Go Hand in Hand!

    Matthew Thinks Imagination and Coding Go Hand in Hand! Matthew is twelve years old and lives in Shifnal, England! He’s in 7th grade and enjoys horseback riding, playing violin, and coding. We loved his projects,...

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  • Artist Elena Brings Creativity Into Coding!

    Artist Elena Brings Creativity Into Coding! Ten-year-old Elena is in 5th grade and lives in Lansing, Michigan. Her hobbies include drawing, fashion design, and playing the piano. We’ve loved playing her projects, and wanted to...

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  • Noah Fuses Music and Art With Coding!

    Noah Fuses Music and Art With Coding! Noah is in 5th grade and lives in Indiana. He’s eleven years old and likes to play the piano, play tennis, and code. He’s coded some really great...

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  • Current and Future Artist Diego Enjoys the Tynker Community!

    Current and Future Artist Diego Enjoys the Tynker Community! Eleven-year-old Diego is in 6th grade and lives in San Jose, California. He likes drawing and watching cartoons like Adventure Time and Regular Show. He coded...

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  • Coding Prepares Joshua For His Dream Job!

    Coding Prepares Joshua For His Dream Job! Eight-year-old Joshua is in 3rd grade. He lives in Vancouver and loves playing sports – basketball, tennis, and skiing are his favorites. Joshua also loves Lego robotics and...

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  • Learn Why Anthony Thinks Every Kid In the World Should Code!

    Learn Why Anthony Thinks Every Kid In the World Should Code! Ten-year-old Anthony is in 4th grade and lives in Chicago, Illinois. He enjoys playing video games and sports. His favorite video games are Call...

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  • Madi Codes To Express Herself

    Madi Codes To Express Herself Madi is in 4th grade and just turned 10! She lives in Suamico, Wisconsin, and loves to write stories and draw – sometimes she combines the two and creates books!...

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  • Coding Motivates Jonah To Learn New Math Concepts!

    Coding Motivates Jonah To Learn New Math Concepts! Jonah is in 2nd grade and is eight years old. He lives in Malabar, Florida and loves to game and play with Legos! He uses Tynker as...

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  • Tynker Teacher Feature: Connected Toys and Connecting Dots with Illinois Educator Todd Burleson

    Tynker Teacher Feature: Connected Toys and Connecting Dots with Todd Burleson  In our new blog series, we feature Tynker Teachers who are moving coding forward in their school district. This week, we’d like you to meet Illinois educator...

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  • Gamer and Animator Ethan Loves Creating Games!

    Gamer and Animator Ethan Loves Creating Games! Ethan is eleven and in the 5th grade. He lives in Northern Cambria, Pennsylvania, and likes to code, draw, and build things out of clay. He’s coded some...

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  • Inspiration Strikes Natasha – Then She Codes!

    Inspiration Strikes Natasha – Then She Codes! Natasha is in 4th grade and lives in Canberra, Australia. She’s 9 years old and enjoys playing netball (which is a lot like basketball) and drawing. She told...

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  • Brayden Uses Coding to Bring His Ideas to Life!

    Brayden Uses Coding to Bring His Ideas to Life! Brayden is a thirteen-year-old from Singapore. We chatted with Brayden and gained some insight into why he loves to code! What do you want to be...

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  • Tynker Teacher Feature: 5 Observations from Educator Beth Austin!

    Tynker Teacher Feature: 5 Observations from Educator Beth Austin!  In our new blog series, we feature Tynker Teachers who are moving coding forward in their school district. Our first Tynker Teacher is Beth Austin, a 1st grade teacher...

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  • Meet Drew, the Creator of an Awesome Rube Goldberg Program

    Meet Drew, the Creator of an Awesome Rube Goldberg Program Ten-year-old Drew is in 5th grade and lives in Huntersville, North Carolina. He loves coding, building with Legos, reading, and spending time with his family....

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  • Ice Hockey Player Lennu Makes Amazing Games in Tynker!

    Ice Hockey Player Lennu Makes Amazing Games in Tynker! Twelve-year-old Lennu is in 5th grade. He lives in Turku, Finland and loves to play ice hockey! We’re really inspired by his creative projects, and wanted...

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  • Meet Published Author (and Coder), Fatima!

    Meet Published Author (and Coder), Fatima! Eleven-year-old Fatima is from Dallas, Texas. She’s in the 6th grade and loves to read, write, and rollerskate. We’ve been very impressed with her projects, so we chatted with...

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  • Computer Programmers in History Who Inspire Girls in Tech

    Computer Programmers in History Who Inspire Girls in Tech Organizations like Girls Who Code and Million Women Mentors have a very specific purpose: to encourage young girls to study computer science and increase the number...

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  • For Actress Gabriella, Coding Is Like Directing!

    For Actress Gabriella, Coding Is Like Directing! Thirteen-year-old Gabriella is from Pennsylvania. She’s in 7th grade and loves singing, acting, and reading. We were intrigued by her creative projects, and wanted to learn more about...

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  • Elisha Combines His Hobbies With Coding

    Elisha Combines His Hobbies With Coding Elisha is in 6th grade and lives in Los Angeles, where he loves to play basketball, code, and draw. He’s in an art class at school and likes to...

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  • Resilient Coder Caitlin Loves Problem Solving!

    Resilient Coder Caitlin Loves Problem Solving! Caitlin is in 7th grade and lives in Vancouver, BC with her sister, fellow Featured Maker Hayley. She’s 12 years old and her hobbies include coding, basketball and swimming....

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  • Seasoned Coder Hayley Says Coding Gets Easier With Experience!

    Seasoned Coder Hayley Says Coding Gets Easier With Experience! Eight-year-old Hayley is in 3rd grade. When she’s not coding, she’s reading! Hayley and her sister Caitlin, who also uses Tynker, live in Vancouver, BC. We...

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