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The #1 Coding Program for Kids and Teens

Tynker powers the creativity of over 60 million students and serves thousands of schools and educators worldwide.

Our interactive story-based learning allows kids and teens to learn the basics with easy block-based coding challenges before seamlessly transitioning to real-world text-based languages like JavaScript and Python.

With 70+ award-winning courses, there’s a learning path for every student, no matter their age or level. We have over 5,000 lessons, backed by hundreds of built-in tutorials, hands-on projects and interactive assessments.

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Tynker benefits for Parents

Parents

Coding plays a pivotal role in our daily lives from cars and coffee makers to life-changing advancements in medicine, environmental conservation, space exploration, and much more.

At Tynker, we teach kids and teens to code through both our self-paced, game-like courses and our teacher-led private online classes. With Tynker, there’s a path to coding certification for all ages and skill levels that will advance them to real-world Python, Web Dev, Data Science and more!

Select the option that’s best for your child!

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Tynker benefits for Teachers

Educators

Join over 100,000 schools that use Tynker to engage students with coding and connect with other educators who love to code!

Teaching coding with Tynker is as easy as 1-2-3. In just minutes, you can create a free account, set up your virtual classroom, and assign ready-made lesson plans!

Tynker empowers K-12 educators with free PD, standards-aligned curricula, cross-curricular STEM coding, AP Computer Science courses, and many great coding resources.

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3 Highly-Rated Mobile Apps for Learning Code

Download Tynker apps and learn to code on the go.

Tynker mobile apps

Tynker Junior

Tap-Tap picture coding with voice-overs. Pre-readers solve story-based puzzles and build their first programs in coding sandboxes. Ages 5-7

4.5
2,200+ reviews

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Drag-and-drop block coding with a full-featured workshop. Build games and apps, compose music and art, control smart devices, and much, much more. Ages 6-11

4.7
10,400+ reviews

Mod Creator

Drag-and-drop Minecraft modding. Design skins, blocks and items. Modify mob behaviors. Create mods and add ons. Explore worlds! Ages 6-11

4.0
3,300+ reviews

A Mini-Computer for the Internet of Things!

The BBC Doctor Who HiFive Inventor

The BBC Doctor Who HiFive Inventor is a visually stunning IoT-enabled hand-shaped mini-computer designed to teach kids how to control robots or interface with IoT systems to investigate the world around them.

Younger students will begin their learning journey with visual block coding and advanced students with Micropython.

The HiFive Inventor was developed by Tynker in collaboration with BBC Learning and SiFive, a fabless RISC-V semiconductor company.

Learn More:
www.HiFiveInventor.com

Why Should Kids and Teens Learn to Code with Tynker?

Because technology is so integrated into virtually every aspect of our lives, learning about it is more important than ever. Our coding platform makes it convenient and fun for kids and teens to gain knowledge that will serve them well throughout their lives. You can count on our trusted methods to help them develop and grow their capabilities with computers.

Tynker isn’t just for schools and coding camps, though. Parents who value STEM education and want their children to know how to code should know that our kids programming platform can be used at home, too. Tynker offers a range of solutions with icon-coding for pre-readers, block-based coding, and advanced courses in Python, JavaScript, data science, art, and image processing. There are individual and family home plans, and our online coding classes for all ages are an excellent way for them to gain the supplemental STEM skills needed for their future.

Trusted by Leading Brands

Our methods for learning to code all are provided within a safe, moderated community that is built around encouraging students to gain confidence in their abilities and do so without fear of failure.

Apple
Google for Education
Microsoft
Sylvan
PBS
BBC Education Learning
Facebook
LEGO
Minecraft Education Edition
Mattel
Hot Wheels
Barbie

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I thought a game was going to be extremely hard to make, but Tynker made it really easy.

Tynker Featured Maker Student testimonial

There's so much opportunity once they understand how coding works. It's amazing to see them create incredible things themselves.

Charlotte R.
Parent | Melbourne, Australia
Parent testimonial

Tynker has made programming fun, exciting, and simple and will help lead kids into their future.

Valerie S.
5th Grade Teacher | California, US
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Common Sense Selection: Learning 2020
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Winner of the Academics' Choice Smart Media Award
Winner of the Parents' Choice Gold award
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