Computer programming is a blast with Sylvan’s Coding for Kids courses in the Des Moines and Ames region! We provide practical programs that feature innovative, kid-friendly technology, which helps kids develop vital technical and creative skills they can put to use now and in the future. Your child will feel an amazing sense of accomplishment as he or she learns how to program, design and animate his or her own video game that can be shared and played with friends (talk about cool!).

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A Skill Set For The Future

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 Des Moines and Ames region now.

The Fun Starts Now

Kids and parents alike will love our game design courses because they’re interactive, engaging and highly 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. We will also send you a link to your child’s programming project, so you can be involved in his or her incredible progress and share it with the whole family.

Your Child Will Have a Blast:

  • 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!