Community Highlights July 27-August 4

Last Updated: August 5, 2019 11:41 am
Community Highlights July 27-August 4

Community Highlights: July 27-August 4

We love to see kids using their summer free time to code fantastic projects in Tynker! Check out this week’s round-up of great projects, tweets, and blog highlights!

Projects of the Week

Bad Wars by Damani
Defend your castle! Fire the cannons and get your upgrades to create a formidable force to keep away all the enemies.

Hungry Block by Richietan
Feed the block! Use the arrow keys to grab the apple and avoid the sides to keep you from a ‘game over’.

Kebab Maker by Purpleberry
Ever wanted to make your own kebab? Now you can! Create a meat or fruit kebab and cook or decorate it how you want.

Totoro Acorn Collector by njb1023
My neighbor Totoro! Collect acorns, coins and leaves to upgrade your Totoro. Click on the house if you want to see your progress!

Gold-puzzle by vacantpercussion211
Before starting the puzzle, click the demo to see what it’s supposed to look like. Afterwards, try to figure it out yourself!

Dot Survival by Ariana
Survive as long as you can! Dodge the viruses by moving around the screen.

Tweets of the Week

Check out just one of the great coding activities kids can do with Tynker! Via Twitter @nekolety

This girl is getting ready for her future with drones! Via Twitter @Code4HR

Always great to win a drone from Tynker! Via Twitter @DIS_MissSchlo

On the Blog

Brittani Gordon is one of the fantastic teachers we met at Infosys Foundation USA’s Pathfinders Institute! Read more about her.

Announcing the new MicroPython 101 course from Tynker! Kids can unleash their imaginations and create animated emojis, wearable pedometers, multiplayer games, and more with the micro:bit and MicroPython!

This week’s Featured Maker is Cole, who creates penguin worlds with code and loves Minecraft! 

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a Featured Maker? Learn how it works in this special blog post!

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!

About Tynker

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.