Sylvan’s Coding for Kids courses in Illinois are tailored for kids who love to be creative and imaginative — and who love playing with technology! These interactive courses provide a fun and motivating way for elementary and middle school children to learn life-long skills while making new friends and designing their very own video game. Our kid-friendly format allows children to experience visual, interactive tasks and activities that offer new and exciting challenges each and every week.

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Boost Your Child's Skills and Potential

Our Coding for Kids courses in Illinois aren’t just big on fun: they’re also a great way for your child to build critical 21st century skills. Focusing on in-demand STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills, we equip students with competencies that can help them thrive in an ever-growing digital world. Your child will have a blast creating video games and animated stories while developing vital problem solving, programming and basic coding skills along the way.

Build Confidence While Building Games!

Confidence is boosted with our Coding for Kids programs! Classes have clear objectives and outcomes, so your child will make steady progress and look forward to sharing his or her achievements every week. There are also wrap-up activities to finish each session, which helps your son or daughter reinforce the new skills he or she has discovered. On top of that, we provide a link to your child’s weekly programming project, which allows you to be involved in his or her exciting progress and share it with family and friends.

Children In Our Fun-Filled Sessions Will:

  • Learn how to create animations and add characters, sounds and visual effects using kid-friendly Tynker™ technology 
  • Create mini-stories and a video game that can be played with friends  
  • Gain increasingly important 21st century skills — from programming to logic — while advancing his or her own project 
  • Collaborate with peers and meet new friends!