Community Highlights: June 16 – June 22
Happy Monday! We love recapping what the Tynker community has been up to. This week, Tynker users created awesome projects in which you can save the world, dodge homework, and more! Don’t miss our Twitter and blog recaps, either.
Projects of the Week
In this adventure game, you have 1 hour to save the world from being destroyed by a meteor. How will you stop it?
Defend yourself against the incoming homework. How much homework can you destroy?
Use your mouse to dodge all the falling blocks!
This user made a simple level editor, including enemies and obstacles. Click the objects at the top to add them.
To beat this game, you’ll have to play multiple times to memorize the boss’s movement pattern.
In this adventure game, you have to escape from prison. This user has released a number of short adventure games like this.mies and obstacles. Click the objects at the top to add them.
Tweets of the Week
Cute video of this kid learning how to layer code in Tynker!
— HarringtonFRA (@sharringtonFRA) June 18, 2018
Looks like these kids are engrossed in learning to program drones.
— Stan Moore (@TechnoEducator) June 19, 2018
These teachers seem excited about this drone presentation.
— Jamie Brown Gaddy (@GaddyBrown) June 18, 2018
Check out these 7th graders coding interactive maps!
— PEGSLearning (@PEGSLearning) June 22, 2018
Sounds like this tweet is from a young coder – it’s pretty cute!
Hour of code https://t.co/coBGc5AAmx Today I did hour of code. hour of code is a creating game. Today I played a game tynker and as I was playing I got a certificate. Now that's what you call smart. pic.twitter.com/XsWLSlsW44
— Manaiakalani Cluster (@clusternz) June 21, 2018
These second graders are hanging out in the sun, coding! Awesome.
— NorthOrmesby Academy (@N_O_P_A) June 22, 2018
We saw a couple cool international tweets this week from the Netherlands and Argentina!
— BSN Ed Tech (@BSNEdTech) June 20, 2018
Los alumnos de 5to año T. Tarde del Colegio Héroes de Malvinas de Trenel – Orientación Informática.
Proyecto DronLab de Escuelas del Futuro de la Dirección General de Tecnologías para la Gestión Educativa del Ministerio de Educación.
Tynker, permite su programación. pic.twitter.com/LUrO4e3gjj
— Tecnologías Educativas (@eduteclapampa) June 22, 2018
On the Blog
This week’s Featured Makers were Ryan and Mia. Ryan coded a game as a birthday gift to his dad, and Mia jots down ideas for coding projects when she’s out and about. It’s always fun to get to know some of our amazing users!
Keep contributing to the Tynker community! Parents and teachers can connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the Tynker Community Forum. Kids can start learning to code and creating for free with the Tynker app for iPads and Android tablets or by playing our Hour of Code activities!