Coding For Beginners

Discover the world of coding with MakerKids, where we understand the importance of integrating coding skills for beginners into the learning journey. In today’s competitive career landscape, gaining an early advantage through coding is a smart move. Our coding classes for beginners provide a gateway for kids to delve into the language of technology. At MakerKids, we offer classes that go beyond just coding. Kids have the opportunity to code games, websites, and more, gaining valuable insights into how computers operate. Our focus is not only on skill development but also on nurturing creativity. As they work on projects, kids exercise their creative muscles by envisioning how their creations will look and feel. Troubleshooting code becomes a valuable lesson in building resilience and perseverance.

Coding For Beginners

Whether virtually or in person, our one or two-hour classes run consistently each week. The flexibility of our program allows kids to start at any level, at any time. Progression to the next level is based on completing current activities or when they are ready for a new challenge. MakerKids ensures that the journey of learning to code for beginners is seamlessly woven into an enriching and enjoyable experience for young minds.

Scratch Coding Classes

Explore the fundamentals of coding logic with Scratch, a fantastic platform perfect for beginners. At MakerKids our classes integrate the block-based education platform, ensuring that beginner coders acquire the foundational skills necessary. It’s a stepping stone for young learners, unlocking the world of coding for beginners before delving into more advanced text-based languages.

Beginner Coding

Kids will learn everything they need to know to code their very own game: character development, storyboarding, animation, environment and level design, beta testing and, of course, coding.

Grades 3-5 & 6-8

No coding experience required

Intermediate Coding

The intermediate level of coding follows a similar system to learning any coding language, but with the benefit of the programs controlling characters on a screen rather than alphanumeric text. Some new capabilities that require a firm grasp of simpler functionality (like lists or clones) also get introduced to unlock even more impressive games.

Grades 3-5 & 6-8

Some prior coding experience required.

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Advanced Coding: Website Design

In our Website Design program, makers are led by a MakerKids Mentor through the basics of making websites.

Grades 3-5 & 6-8

Some prior coding experience required

Advanced Coding: Python

Do you use Google, YouTube or Dropbox? Did you know they are programmed using Python? Python can be seen almost everywhere. Kids will be equipped with skills they can take anywhere!

Grades 3-5 & 6-8

Coding Experience Required

Kids Will Learn