• Maverick Loves The Endless Possibilities Of Coding

    Maverick Loves The Endless Possibilities Of Coding Eight-year-old Maverick hails from San Clemente, California. He’s in 3rd grade and loves playing the piano, chess matches, and reading. We noticed his excellent projects, and wanted to...

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  • Programming Lego WeDo 2.0 with Tynker

    Programming Lego WeDo 2.0 with Tynker This is a quick-start guide to program your Lego WeDo 2.0 with the Tynker App. Compatibility WeDo 2.0 – LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Core Set. At this time, WeDo...

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  • Experienced Coder Merlin Shares His Knowledge!

    Experienced Coder Merlin Shares His Knowledge! Merlin is in 5th grade and enjoys gaming and playing outside. We asked him a few questions about how he started coding and what he likes to create. What...

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  • Community Highlights (1/23 – 1/29)

    Community Highlights (1/23 – 1/29) This week, we went to FETC in Orlando and BETT in London. We met some amazing teachers, many of whom were already using Tynker to teach coding! It was so...

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  • Meet Game Genius Jodie!

    Meet Game Genius Jodie! Nine-year-old Jodie is in 4th grade and lives in Melbourne, Florida. Her hobbies include soccer, piano, and violin. Irish step-dance, which she’s been doing since she was 6, is her favorite activity....

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  • BIG Tynker Update: Improved Student Experience for 2017

    BIG Tynker Update: Improved Student Experience for 2017 We’re putting the final touches on our new student dashboard. The new dashboard has a simplified layout that makes it much easier to find what you’re looking for....

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  • Community Highlights (1/16 – 1/22)

    Community Highlights (1/16 – 1/22) Here are a few highlights from the Tynker community this past week: Featured Makers This week, we featured four amazing kids on the Tynker blog: Luke, Tamia, Rashaad, and Isaiah....

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  • Isaiah Loves Coding to Make Games

    Isaiah Loves Coding to Make Games Ten-year-old Isaiah lives in Bryant, Arkansas. He’s in 5th grade and likes to spend his free time playing games, walking, and coding. We interviewed him to find out what...

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  • Come Visit Us at FETC 2017!

    Come Visit Us at FETC 2017! Calling all Florida educators! Come visit the Tynker booth at FETC 2017 in Orlando for a chance to win a free drone for your classroom, as well as tons...

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  • Future Scientist Rashaad Loves Coding Characters

    Future Scientist Rashaad Loves Coding Characters Thirteen-year-old Rashaad is from Bangalore, India. He’s in 8th grade and loves arts and crafts, as well as science. He’s made some great creative contributions to the Tynker community,...

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  • New! Python School Course Launched

    New! Python School Course Launched We’ve just launched our first Python course for schools, Python 1! This course and JavaScript 1, our recently released JavaScript course for schools, help students transition from block-based coding to mainstream...

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  • Tamia Thinks More Kids Should Code

    Tamia Thinks More Kids Should Code Six-year-old Tamia is from the East Bay, California. Her favorite pastimes include making projects, drawing, cutting and gluing, and making slime with her cousins. We chatted with her to...

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  • Stuck inside on a snowy day? Try this fun winter coding project!

    Stuck inside on a snowy day? Try this fun winter coding project! For those of us in the Northern hemisphere, it’s winter! That can mean lots of rainy and snowy days stuck inside – the...

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  • NEW! Program Multiplayer Games in Minecraft Game Design 1!

    NEW! Program Multiplayer Games in Minecraft Game Design 1! We’ve just released Minecraft Game Design 1, a new course where kids learn to code as they build awesome multiplayer games. Through 12 interactive modules, kids are...

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  • Meet Luke: Aspiring Engineer, Scientist, and Coder!

    Meet Luke: Aspiring Engineer, Scientist, and Coder! Luke is in 4th grade and lives in Kansas! He spends his free time with anything related to engineering, science, and coding. We asked Luke a few questions...

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  • New Camp Curriculum Launched for 2017!

    New Camp Curriculum Launched for 2017! We’ve just launched our 2017 camp curriculum, which makes it easy to add programming to your camp. We offer 14 fun courses that allow kids to learn coding in a way...

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  • A Coding Project to Celebrate the Chinese New Year!

    A Coding Project to Celebrate the Chinese New Year! Happy Chinese New Year! 2017 will be the year of the rooster. The New Years celebration is an important Chinese tradition that goes back centuries, and many other...

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  • 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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  • 8 Awesome Winter and Holiday Projects Made by Kids

    8 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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