7 Kid-Friendly Apps to Learn Coding and Programming

Age-appropriate applications to develop your kids' inner techie.

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1. Lightbot

Solve puzzles using programming logic. Different apps for ages 4 to 8 and 9+.

2. Kodable

An iPad game that introduces kids to programming concepts and problem solving. Ages 5+.

3. Bitsbox

Monthly code projects for kids can be uploaded to their own devices. Ages 5+.

4. ScratchJr

Learn to program stories and games using programming blocks that make characters dance and sing. Ages 5 to 7.

5. Tynker

Kids can create games using visual blocks or JavaScript. Ages 5 to 13.

6. Run Marco!

A participatory adventure game that teaches kids coding skills. Helps kids think like a professional developer and learn programming language as the story unfolds. Ages 6 to 12.

7. Hopscotch

Uses colorful drag-and-drop blocks to teach children coding basics. Ages 9+.

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