Community Highlights 8/17-8/23

Community Highlights 8/17-8/23

Community Highlights: August 17-August 23

We loved seeing some fantastic projects and tweets this week! Did you miss the list of Code-a-Thon winners? Don’t worry–you can check out some of the top projects on our blog! Wondering how to help kids improve their academic skills this year? Discover how learning to code helps kids succeed in school! Read on for this week’s community highlights!

Projects of the Week

The Hardest Game In Tynker by grillguyjr
This is truly a hard game on Tynker! Use the arrows to dodge the red coming at you.

Coin Drop Game by Chem Cat
Use your mouse to direct the falling chips or bombs to the right spot at the bottom for the most points!

Work At A Pizza Place! by twigles
Ever wonder what it’s like to work at a pizza place? Now, you can create your own pizzas!


Escape The Room by Layla
Find the key through all the puzzles and escape the room!

Zombie Attack Switch! by evman2k
Click on the zombies to prevent them from reaching you! There are multiple levels that you must beat and you will advance after each.

Tweets of the Week

These students are using Tynker to code models of the solar system!

Here are two kids who are using coding as an engineering tool! 

On the Blog

As kids go back to school, we thought we’d share 5 ways learning to code helps kids succeed in every subject!

We hope everyone enjoyed the Wild Minecraft Code-a-Thon! Check out these highlighted winners and see what parents had to say about this year’s Code-a-Thon.

Keep contributing to the Tynker community! Parents and teachers can connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the Tynker Community Forum. Kids can also start learning to code and creating for free with the Tynker app for iPads and Android tablets!

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.

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