Sylvan’s Coding for Kids courses in the Des Moines and Ames region make learning computer programming a blast! By providing interactive technology and practical sessions, we equip students with critical technical skills and know-how they can put to use to reach their potential in the classroom and beyond. You'll see your child thrive and feel a sense of accomplishment as he or she finds out how to design, code and animate a video game that can be shared and played with friends afterwards.

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A Skill Set For The Future

Our EDGE programs are designed with 21st century careers in mind, which means your child will build valuable STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills he or she can carry forward into adulthood. If your child is imaginative, creative or just loves tinkering with technology, our Coding for Kids courses are a great way for him or her to explore passions while experimenting, collaborating and having a whole lot of fun along the way! Get your future computer whiz on the right track: sign up for a Coding for Kids course in the Des Moines and Ames region today.

New Skills, New Achievements

Kids and parents alike appreciate our game design classes because they're engaging, interactive and motivating. Not only will your child learn about skills that are vital in the 21st century, but he or she will also gain much more confidence by progressing towards new and exciting goals each week. Each session has a distinct objective and outcome, and includes a wrap-up activity, so your child will reinforce the skills he or she learned and feel accomplished at the end of each class. 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:

  • Learning the ins and outs of creating creating characters with special effects using intuitive Tynker™ technology
  • Developing strong skills in problem solving, logic and physics that will put him or her on the path to a bright future
  • Creating unique stories and working towards completing his or her very own video game to share with friends!
  • Collaborating with peers and building life-long friendships!