Knights vs. Zombies

Intro to Coding - Ages 12+

Intermediate Course: Create an adventure game with a custom character who has to defeat foes and gather treasure.

  • No Prerequisites
  • Recommended for Ages 12+
  • No Prerequisites
  • Recommended for Ages 12+

9 Modules

1
Red Baron's Adventure Help Red Baron navigate through the desert and collect the medals. 12 Activities: 12 Puzzles
• PATTERN RECOGNITION • DIRECTION AND TURNING • CONDITIONAL LOGIC • SEQUENCED REPETITION • CONDITIONAL LOOPS •
2
Animated Motion Learn about Tynker basics, such as adding animation, movement, and sounds by building an adventure game. 8 Activities: 2 Intros | 2 Puzzles | 3 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• SEQUENCING • REPETITION USING LOOPS • SIMPLE ANIMATION • SOUNDS •
3
Actor Positioning Learn how to hide and show actors, as well as move them using X and Y coordinates. 6 Activities: 1 Intro | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• GO TO X-Y POSITION • PICK RANDOM NUMBER • WHEN ACTOR CLICKED • HIDING AND SHOWING ACTORS •
4
Motion and Tracking Learn how to navigate an Actor with the arrow keys. 6 Activities: 1 Intro | 1 Puzzle | 3 DIYs | 1 Quiz
• TOUCH DETECTION • REPETITION USING LOOPS • HANDLING EVENTS • CONDITIONALS •
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My 8 year old son just completed the Tynker programming course. It was a fantastic learning experience for him... Keep up the good work! Brian Perron, Ph.D. Parent from Ann Arbor, MI
I am so glad we were introduced to Tynker! Brayden gets to do something he really loves, and he feels so good about what he is accomplishing! He is having FUN and learning so much! Emilee Roberts Parent from Spring, TX

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.

Self-Paced Courses
  • Step-by-step success
  • Interactive lessons
  • Guided learning
  • Skill mastery
Game-Based Learning
  • Fun challenges
  • Bite-sized lessons
  • Achievements
  • Immersive entertainment
Hands-on Activities
  • Visual Workshop
  • Level Editor
  • Character Creator
  • Physics Engine

Requirements

Online courses require a desktop computer, laptop computer, Chromebook, or Netbook with Internet connection and a Chrome (29+), Firefox (30+), Safari (7+), or Edge (20+) browser. No downloads required. Courses are not supported on tablets.

Minecraft courses and server access is available to verified accounts. Minecraft client for PC or Mac with a valid Mojang account is required for Java server access. Minecraft for Windows 10 is required for Agent Recall, Gears of Time, Mythicraft, and Mind Crafters courses. Content and courses are subject to changes. NOT AN OFFICIAL MINECRAFT PRODUCT. NOT APPROVED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH MOJANG.

The Stunt Pilot course requires a physical drone and an Ipad or Android tablet (each sold separately). Any airborne Parrot Minidrone such as the Rolling Spider, Night, Cargo, Mambo, or Swing drone can be used.