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Tynker Junior App Poster Image
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age 5+
Great coding intro for little kids that focuses on fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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Rox's Secret Code App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun with code and planning skills brings robots to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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Pixel App Poster Image
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age 7+
Expressive coder is cute but lacks tutorials, support.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Highbrow App Poster Image
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age 3+
Great curated videos; lacks ability for parents to filter.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Kids'n'Code App Poster Image
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age 6+
Fun, basic game gives limited idea of how coding works.
Devices: iPad
(2017)
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Brainfeed - Educational Videos for Kids App Poster Image
age 11+
Curated learning videos still best after parental preview.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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StoryCorps App Poster Image
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age 13+
Capturing and sharing family stories couldn't be easier.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Episode -- Choose Your Story App Poster Image
age 15+
Mature themes, purchases in stories teens read and create.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Nancy Drew: Codes & Clues - Mystery Coding Game App Poster Image
age 7+
Girl-targeted STEM ambitious but somewhat shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Xylo for Dash Robot App Poster Image
age 5+
Fun music + coding concept but slightly off-key.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Wonder for Dash and Dot Robots App Poster Image
age 9+
Cute robots + simple coding with option to save programs.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Path for Dash Robot App Poster Image
age 6+
Make robot zip, moo, honk, and blink with logical commands.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
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Go for Dash & Dot Robots App Poster Image
age 4+
Slick remote control good intro to robot pair's features.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Blockly for Dash & Dot Robots App Poster Image
age 8+
Program robots with code blocks, plenty of creative options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Hakitzu Elite: Robot Hackers App Poster Image
age 9+
Program robots, watch them fight; fun but light on coding.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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The Robot Factory by Tinybop App Poster Image
age 6+
Stellar sandbox tool drives kids to improve designs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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KineScript: Visual Programming App Poster Image
age 10+
Seemingly simple coding app has hidden complexity, bugs.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week App Poster Image
age 6+
Wide variety of topics makes for fun, engrossing short vids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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