• What do coding and cooking have in common? Ask Ryan!

    What do coding and cooking have in common? Ask Ryan! Meet Ryan, an 11-year-old from Lancaster, Ohio and one of our Featured Makers. He’s published some amazing projects to the Tynker community, so we sat...

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  • Turn Minecraft Time Into Coding Time!

    Turn Minecraft Time Into Coding Time Now you can use Tynker’s easy block-based coding language to create mods to customize your Minecraft experience. It takes the already creative, open-ended world of Minecraft and allows you...

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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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  • Reasons to Code, According to Nine Young Coders

    Reasons to Code, According to Nine Young Coders Across the country, legislators and prominent entrepeneurs have been calling for all kids to learn to code. They cite the importance of computational thinking and the demand for...

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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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  • Learn about Antimatter from Andy

    Learn about Antimatter from Andy Andy is a 4th grader in Minnesota. He’s made some really advanced projects in Tynker and wants to be a programmer when he grows up. He loves coding and building...

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  • Meet Our Community of Makers

    Meet Our Community of Makers Over the past few months, we’ve seen an incredible “maker” community spring up among our users. They share amazing coding projects, remix what others are making, and even create lessons...

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  • Add Coding to Any Subject with Tynker’s STEM Courses

    Add Coding to Any Subject with Tynker’s STEM Courses Computer Science doesn’t need to be taught in its own separate classroom. You can integrate coding across the curriculum with Tynker’s STEM courses, now with over 200 lessons on topics...

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  • Video Games in Ancient Greece: A Project-Based Learning Success Story

    Video Games in Ancient Greece: A Project-Based Learning Success Story As they walk around their school, Katherine Smith students are constantly reminded that they are expected to work hard and succeed. Katherine Smith Elementary School,...

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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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  • Understanding the Basic Algorithms that Power Your Digital Life

    This is Part 2 of a series on algorithms. Part 1, How to Explain Algorithms to Kids, is available here. Understanding the Basic Algorithms that Power Your Digital Life Algorithms provide a series of instructions...

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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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  • How to Explain Algorithms to Kids

    This is Part 1 of a series on kids learning about algorithms. How to Explain Algorithms to Kids The word “algorithm” may not seem relevant to kids, but the truth is that algorithms are all...

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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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  • Estevan Mercury: Technology Helps Students Learn

    For the second straight year, Grade 5 students at Sacred Heart School/ École Sacré Coeur in Estevan have been able to learn through a computer programming class. Seventeen students have been meeting in the school’s...

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  • Playful Learning with Drones

    Playful Learning with Drones Whether for a birthday, the holidays, or just for fun, a drone is the ultimate gift for kids. Controlling a drone and making it take off and perform stunts is absolutely exhilarating. With...

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  • How to Run a Programming Camp with Tynker

    With Tynker, you can easily integrate programming into your camp. Our curriculum teaches kids to code in a fun, creative, collaborative way. They learn through games, puzzles, and projects, and rapidly gain skills that allow...

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  • New Kid Characters for Unlimited Creation

    New Kid Characters for Unlimited Creation Tynker’s Character Creator is one of the many reasons students love using Tynker. Feedback from our users inspired us to create a new set of characters that reflect the kids...

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  • Valentine’s Day Coding with Tynker

    Thanks so much to all the teachers and students around the world who used Tynker to make their Valentine’s Day cards this year. We loved seeing students’ creations and were thrilled by the excitement, collaboration,...

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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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  • Web Update: New Paint Editor Drawing Tool

    Web Update: New Paint Editor Drawing Tool The Tynker Workshop on Web has a new drawing tool that will make it even easier for students to draw assets for their projects. This new tool is...

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  • Draw Custom Graphics with the Tynker App

    New! Learn How to Draw Custom Graphics with the Tynker App With the new Tynker app update, children can draw their own assets for the games and projects they program. This gives them an awesome new...

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  • Teacher Training Videos

    Teacher Training Videos Check out the new training videos we’ve designed to help educators get started and take advantage of Tynker’s many resources and features! Getting Started with Tynker – Learn how to create an account, set up...

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  • Unlock All Tynker Courses with the All-Access Pass

    Tynker All-Access Pass Tynker is now offering subscriptions for our home courses for as low as $6/month! Instead of buying a single course with lifetime access, you get access to all of our home courses...

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