Summer Learning Ideas for Kids

happy boys coding
Summer Learning Ideas for Kids

Summer is a great time for kids to try new things!   They can learn something new, or enjoy a game-like approach to boosting skills that will serve them well during the next school year.  With Tynker, kids can create and share fun projects with their friends this summer, while developing critical computational thinking skills.

To get started, kids can take their inspiration from our Kids’ Creations  gallery.  They can build mini-games, create stories, make a book report, tell jokes, and create birthday cards, invitations, or animations to celebrate the 4th of July.  

Take a look at this lively music video created by a 7th grader.

Kids can also use Tynker to teach others something new (geography quiz, trivia game, math art) or create a fun new way to practice something.  Check out this math game, created by a 6th grader.

When kids complete our online courses, they’ll have the skills to build games they can enjoy playing with their friends, like this scavenger hunt game (we built this using Tynker).  Just click Play to start, and follow the directions (to reset the game, stop then click Play).

Not a Tynkerer yet?  It’s easy to sign up and get started today. Only $50/course, lifetime access.


Want more inspiration? Click on the highlighted projects, made by kids for kids:

<–Animated Storybaylands thumbnail

space alien thumbnail

<–Mini Game

greeting card thunbnail  <–Greeting Card

puppy joke thumbnail

<–Interactive Jokes

geography trivia thumbnail

<–Geography Quiz




Here are more project prompts from Tynker.  Improve the game and make it your own!

ghost stories  <–Ghost Stories (Level: Easy)

loose cannon  <–Loose Cannon Game (Level:  Intermediate)

mars invasion <–Arcade Shooter (Level:  Intermediate)

 brick breaker<–Brick Breaker Game (Level:  Intermediate)

tank attack  <–Mars Invasion Game (Level:  Advanced)



Enjoy a summer of Tynkering!


Tynker enables children to learn computer programming in a fun and imaginative way. More than 60 million kids worldwide have started learning to code using Tynker.


Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



Style Switcher

Layout options
  • Boxed Layout
  • Full Width Layout
Header options
Accent Color Examples
Background Examples (boxed-only)
  • detailed
  • pixels
  • diagonal-noise
  • swoosh_bw
  • swoosh_colour
  • beach
  • sundown
View all options →