Cool Tools to Help Kids Learn to Code

This list of apps are organised into those suitable for young children (5-8 year olds) and those for older children 10+. Each suggested app has a link and a brief description. Note some suggested apps have a cost associated with them for purchase.

Additional details

Year band(s) 1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Content type Tools for learning
Format Web page
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Follow and describe algorithms involving a sequence of steps, branching (decisions) and iteration (repetition)


Define problems with given design criteria and by co-creating user stories


Follow and describe algorithms involving sequencing, comparison operators (branching) and iteration


Implement algorithms as visual programs involving control structures, variables and input


Design algorithms involving multiple alternatives (branching) and iteration

Keywords Coding, Programming, Computational Thinking, Apps

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