Community Highlights: April 28 – May 4

Coding for Kids
Community Highlights: April 28 – May 4

Community Highlights: April 28 – May 4

It’s Monday, which means we get to bring you the best of the Tynker community! With this week’s projects you can design your own house, play Ping Pong, go on an adventure, and more. Don’t miss our favorite tweets of the week or our blog recap!

Projects of the Week

Dragon ball z arcade fighting by Osomarron gaming

This arcade game lets you play as Son Goku from Dragon Ball Z.

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1-2 player ice vs fire NEW by Imperfect Luggage

This elemental fighting game has both one- and two-player game modes!

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Kingdom Crafter by twigles

This clicker game lets you build your own kingdom! Click a question mark to learn the cost of an upgrade.

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Ping Pong! by maadam

This single-player ping pong game works really well!

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The Adventchurs Of Banana (IPad Virsion) by Quickest Fleece

This banana adventure involves jumping out of a plane and confronting an evil basketball.

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life by Quickwitted Wrap

This “life” themed game is simple: all you have to do is not succumb to sleep deprivation, run out of money, or starve.

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the ultimate challenge 2 by Studious Climate

This game is full of fireballs that kill you in one hit. Can you make it to the end?

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House Designer by littleozwald

This design tool lets you create your own house! Press “H” to view the keyboard controls, and press Q to change the furniture you are adding.

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Tweets of the Week

Looks like these kids are learning how to test and debug code as they program their drones!

Cute tweet from a technology teacher.

Great quote from this teacher about stepping out of her comfort zone.

How adorable is this young programmer!? She’s so excited to mod.

Pretty cool that Tynker is seen as a privilege, not a task!

Sounds like this class is learning a lot about collaboration as they learn to code.

These little programmers are just so cute!

On the Blog

This week’s Featured Makers were Brian and Anna. Brian likes to code because “I like playing my own games and improving them!” Anna is a huge Minecraft modding fan – check out what she had to say!

We also posted an article listing tips for healthy screen time habits. Tips include turning off screens before bedtime, emphasizing real-life friendships, and having kids earn screen time.

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!

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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