Community Highlights: February 19 – 25

Community Highlights: February 19 – 25

Community Highlights: February 19 – 25

The Tynker community was hard at work last week! Our young coders hosted an art contest, taught other kids how to draw a snake, and created a game about a jetpack dog avoiding asteroids – super cool. Don’t miss our Twitter highlights for a look at how classes are learning with drones, celebrating Black History Month, and more!

Projects of the Week

Sonic Beta by frizzyvacuum179

This is one of the most sophisticated Sonic: The Hedgehog games we’ve seen in Tynker.

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Subway Surfers by billowytrade486

This awesome clone of Subway Surfers even includes the animations from the start of the game!

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battle cats! by Gabe

Fight against the incoming creatures with your army of battle cats.

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challenge!!!! by rainbowtacocat

This user decided to host an art contest in Tynker. The winner gets a prize!

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JETPACK DOGE!!! by <entity 303>

You are a dog with a jetpack, flying through space. Can you avoid the asteroids?

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THANK YOU TYNKER! by Isabella

This user is very grateful to have been featured!

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how to animate a snake by ZOE

This awesome tutorial will teach you how to draw a snake.

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Feed It! by evanescentauction359

Your pet alien is hungry! Feed it some lasers.

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Tweets of the Week

These 5th graders coded their own quizzes with the help of high school students:

Barbie announced an exciting new partnership:

This Tynker teacher built a cool DIY drone cage:

Year 2 students at Brentwood Prep School are hard at work coding on their iPads:

“I like using Tynker because then I get to make the game, not just play it.” – 3rd Grader at Bret Harte

Our new project is a great way to celebrate Black History Month, according to these 4th graders:

Watch these students use Tynker to fly their drone through an obstacle course:

On the Blog

This week was a busy one for the Tynker blog – we featured two makers, artistic Alyssa and rockstar Nickaan! We also announced Mind Crafters, an exciting new Minecraft modding course for Windows 10. Teachers (and parents!) should be sure to check out our Black History Month project and a guest post from Oregon educator Jaime Speed!

In the News

This week, Mattel announced their partnership with Tynker as part of a greater initiative to bring coding to 10 million kids by 2020!

 

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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