Hopscotch-Programming for Kids

App review by Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Easy-to-use visual tool makes coding fun and social.

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 5+

Just why

You have to pay to make projects
age 7+

Step by Step - and Side by Side - Very Inspiring

This has been an excellent app on coding to explore with our 7 year old son. It is friendly and encouraging. There are many resources that Hopscotch has created to teach children and to guide educators. I downloaded the "educators" information to learn the steps to introduce our son to coding. I couldn't quite believe it when the "Quickstart Guide" suggested the mindset: "Let the kids become the experts, and marvel at what they create." Yet, after the first lesson, our son wanted to spend time coding up a silly animation based on the principles and techniques he learned in the first introductory tutorial. His interest and skills have grown from there. I am delighted to have found an app that creatively teaches coding with simple, step-by-step instructions that our son and I can follow while sitting on the couch, side-by-side.

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