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Glitch Manor

Intro to Coding - Ages 7+

Beginner Course: Explore a haunted mansion, fight off zombies, solve mysteries, and more.

  • Solve Glitch Manor
  • 80 programming activities
  • 16 coding puzzles
  • Build 16 mini-games
  • No Prerequisites
  • Recommended for Ages 7+
  • Solve Glitch Manor
  • 80 programming activities
  • 16 coding puzzles
  • Build 16 mini-games
  • No Prerequisites
  • Recommended for Ages 7+

10 Modules

1
Front Yard Learn the basics of animation, sound, and mouse events. 10 Activities: 3 Intros | 2 Tutorials | 4 Puzzles | 1 DIY
• SIMPLE EVENTS • COSTUME HANDLING •
2
Cellar Learn to sequence code with loops and delays. Alter the visibility of Actors with show and hide. 6 Activities: 1 Intro | 1 Tutorial | 3 Puzzles | 1 DIY
• DELAYS • VISIBILITY • SIMPLE LOOPS •
3
Living Room Explore the possibilities of movement. Code Actors to follow your mouse, fling in a direction, or move on their own! 5 Activities: 3 Tutorials | 1 Puzzle | 1 DIY
• INPUT/OUTPUT • ADVANCED COSTUME HANDLING •
4
Upstairs (Right) Combine your knowledge of motion and collision detection to make minigames. 6 Activities: 1 Intro | 3 Tutorials | 1 Puzzle | 1 DIY
• ADVANCED MOTION • DETECT CONDITIONS •
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My daughter can't stop talking about it, and I'm so thrilled she had this opportunity to spark an interest in programming! Sanobar Mehta Parent from Bay Area, CA
I am amazed how my kids want me to buy them all, good job. Coding is finally fun :) Minerva Parent

How Kids Learn with Tynker

Kids learn on their own with a guided, hands-on approach that individualizes the learning experience. Tynker's online courses provide a complete learning system for your child to master the fundamentals of programming. Tynker's visual programming language makes it easy to learn, and once kids gain proficiency, they can seamlessly transition to Javascript coding within the Tynker learning system. Enroll in one of our plans for unlimited play across all courses.

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Game-Based Learning
  • Fun challenges
  • Bite-sized lessons
  • Achievements
  • Immersive entertainment
Hands-on Activities
  • Visual Workshop
  • Level Editor
  • Character Creator
  • Physics Engine

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