Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Kids

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ScratchJr


ScratchJr is a more basic version of Scratch, designed to give younger kids an introduction to computer programming and multimedia. Adults will need to explain the game to kids in order to get them started because both the animated guide and the written instructions are at a higher reading level than the intended age groups. However, once students have it figured out, the apps many options for creating scripts, including the different backgrounds and actions, can keep them entertained for hours.

Price: Free Devices: iPad, Android. Ages: 6+

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