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Hopscotch: Coding for kids, a visual programming language

As I’ve been looking for material for my kids, this app shows up the majority of the time.  I haven’t downloaded it yet, but will tonight and give it a whirl.

If you let your kids play with this, let me know how it works and if they totally understand what’s going on.

Here’s how they describe their app:

Program your characters to move, draw, and collide with each other, and use shaking, tilting, or even shouting at the iPad to control them. Hopscotch was inspired by MIT’s Scratch and gives kids a creative way to learn the fundamentals of computer programming.

Get the Hopscotch APP

There’s also a lot of great stories and info on their BLOG

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