Ideas and Tips

  • Goblin Quest header
    Last Updated: May 13, 2015 12:54 am

    Build a Classic Arcade-Style game

    We have even more to share from our new Coding Adventures! To make coding uber-fun for kids, we’ve integrated...

  • Kickstart Tynker
    Last Updated: May 8, 2015 9:31 pm

    Educators, Get Started with Tynker using the Google Kickstart Guide!

    Google Play for Education is making a splash in the educational marketplace today as a hub for innovative teacher...

  • Tynker Scavenger Hunt
    Last Updated: May 7, 2015 9:12 pm

    Build a Scavenger Hunt Game

    Each game world in Tynker’s Coding Adventures draws kids in with an exciting new storyline. Kids are given a...

  • Turing's Tower Memory Game
    Last Updated: May 4, 2015 6:22 pm

    Build a Memory Game

    Kids love playing games — all kinds of games! Here’s another sneak peek you can share with your kids,...

  • Last Updated: May 2, 2015 10:30 pm

    Build your own top-down RPG

    Build Your Own Top-Down RPG Kids can build their own role-playing games (RPGs) from a top-down perspective using the...

  • Last Updated: May 1, 2015 12:30 am

    Build a Multi-Level Platformer Game

    In Tynker’s new Coding Adventures, available only on Kickstarter,  kids build different types of games as they explore each game...

  • Last Updated: February 9, 2015 7:29 pm

    When Kids Teach Others, Everyone Wins

    “That’s easy, you can use this block to move the troll,” says Cyrus, a 5th grader at the Casita...

  • Last Updated: January 20, 2015 11:06 pm

    Science Fair Project Ideas Using Tynker’s Physics Engine

    Science fair season is upon us which means it’s time to put on our scientific method thinking caps and...

  • Girls Tynkering
    Last Updated: December 12, 2014 9:38 pm

    Girls are Coding – And Loving it!

    “There’s always a block for what you want.” “Makes me feel free to make what I want to have fun.” “It’s just...