Sylvan’s Coding for Kids courses in the Rockford region make learning computer programming a blast! Using innovative, kid-friendly technology, our hands-on programs equip students with important technical and creative skills they can put to use in the classroom and beyond. There's nothing like seeing your child enjoy a sense of accomplishment after designing, coding and animating a video game that can be shared and played with friends (so cool!).

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Teaching Tomorrow's Problem Solvers

Our EDGE programs focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills that are vital for 21st century careers, helping kids develop critical competencies they can use in the classroom and well into the future. If your child just loves playing around with technology, Coding for Kids is a great platform for exploring, experimenting, learning new skills and making new friends! Help your computer whiz prepare for a bright future: sign up for Coding for Kids in the Rockford region now.

Big Smiles and Big Leaps Forward

Kids and parents alike will love our game design courses because they’re interactive, engaging and highly motivating. Not only will your child pick up crucial 21st century skills, but he or she will also experience the confidence boost that comes with completing tasks and goals every week. That's why we end each session with a wrap-up activity that helps children consolidate their new knowledge and take away a strong sense of satisfaction. In addition, we provide a link to your child’s programming project, letting you be a part of the exciting progress and share the accomplishment with the whole family.

Your Child Will Have a Fantastic Time:

  • Creating stories and progressively working towards a final project: a video game that he or she can play with friends! 
  • Learning how to design characters, animations, sounds and special effects using intuitive Tynker™ technology 
  • Developing valuable skills, including problem solving, logic, physics and more 
  • Collaborating with other students and making lasting friendships!