Community Highlights: June 29-July 5

Community Highlights: June 29-July 5

Community Highlights: June 29-July 5

We hope everyone is having a great summer! If you haven’t seen them yet, check out our articles from last week, like 12 ways to have fun and learn this summer, our post about collaborative Featured Maker Lin, and our highlight of Blue Ribbon Educator Sarah Van Loo.

Has your child already signed up for the Wild Minecraft Code-a-Thon? Check out the Week 1 results and be sure to help your child sign up if they haven’t already!

Need inspiration for your summer coding creations? Read on to check out these fantastic projects from the Tynker community!

Projects of the Week

Maze by Edinburgh_3

Navigate through the levels in this game! Hint: Stars may be worth a lot more than any of the coins!

The Battle Shapes by gameplayer360

It’s a battle of shapes! Build your army and defeat your enemy.

Dress Up Angela by Taylor

This user created a dress-up project. Check out all the cool clothing choices and accessories–there’s even a crown to wear!

Minecraft V1.8.2a by Hello

This user made a project inspired by Minecraft! Choose between either Survival or Creative mode.

Where Cats are Illegal by Danae

This user created an awesome short movie that depicts a world where cats carry diseases and must be contained. Tune in to find out what happens!

Tweets of the Week

Just one tweet this week, but it’s not to be missed! Is there a heat advisory where you live? Tynker is a great activity you can do indoors with your kids when it’s too hot to go outside this summer (or anytime!)

On the Blog

This week we featured Blue Ribbon Educator Sarah Van Loo, who fuses arts with technology!

Curious about the Wild Minecraft Code-a-Thon Week 1 Winners? Learn more about this week’s top coders

Featured Maker Lin loves to collaborate with code: She gets inspiration from the Tynker community board and invites her friends to check out her projects! 

Looking for fun ways to keep your child’s mind sharp this summer? Look no further than our top 12 ways for encouraging intellectual play

Keep contributing to the Tynker community! Parents and teachers can connect with us on TwitterFacebookInstagram, 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.