Tynker: Learn Programming The Visual Way
Knowing a thing or two about programming is very important these days. If you have a young child, there are many good reasons you should teach her/him a thing how to code. But a boring, thick programming book is not going to work for younger children. Apps like Tynker provide a much better solution. This is an app that teaches you how to program with puzzles. It uses visual code blocks and lets you build your own games.
Tynker is an iPad app that lets you build games using its Workshop. It has customizable characters and lets you define your own functions and variables. There are 10 game kits already available with 5 media themes. There is also a built-in physics engine for advanced games. More puzzle levels are available for you to purchase to get even more out of Tynker. The app teaches your kids problem solving, algorithmic thinking, and more.
Tynker helps kids learn about programming in a visual way. You can try the app for free, but the paid in-app add-ons are well worth considering.