Apple Store CS Edu Week Kids Coding Lab Activity & Apps

By 12/05/2022 10:04:00 AM ,

In celebration of Computer Science Education Week (Dec 5-11), Apple Stores in NYC has new free coding session for kids, to learn to build an app at their local Apple Store.

Sessions begin Monday, December 5, as part of the free Today at Apple program. The new activity — Coding Lab for Kids: Code Your First App — is designed for participants ages 10+ to explore app development in a fun, welcoming environment.

This new session will resemble using the Swift Playgrounds app — Apple’s fun and easy-to-use app that now takes learners from their first line of code to their first app.

In this 60-minute session, you’ll be shown how to get started with coding using the Swift Playgrounds app. Bring your iPad or one will be provide.

Anyone, including families and groups, can find sessions nearby and register.

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For more ways for kids and families can learn coding, here are a few app collections to explore.

Everyone Can Code - (

These apps can provide a better understanding of the fundamental principles of programming or help you dive into specific languages, from Swift to C++.

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Whether you’re after video lessons for your kids or immersive coding adventures just for you, these handpicked tools will get you started.

It’s Fun to Code! - (

Start little ones with this selection of child-friendly apps filled with colorful puzzles, bite-size videos and cuddly characters. Your kids will learn all about code without actually needing to write any.

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