Sylvan’s Coding for Kids courses in Iowa are tailored for kids who love to be creative and imaginative — and who love playing with technology! These interactive programs make it fun for elementary and middle school children to develop skills they can use for life, as well as make new friends while creating their very own video games. We deliver our courses in a kid-friendly format, meaning your child can expect to enjoy highly interactive activities and take on cool challenges that he or she will be excited to resume each week.

Modern Skills for Modern Kids

Fun is the name of the game with our Coding for Kids courses in Iowa, but that's not all: they're also the perfect way for your child to learn about and develop vital 21st century skills. In fact, the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills we emphasize are increasingly demanded as the digital world continues to grow. Your child will have a great time making digital animations and creating video games — tasks that include important problem solving, programming and basic coding skills.

Build Games. Build Confidence!

Confidence is boosted with our Coding for Kids programs! Every class is built around a clear objective and outcome, which means your child will progress towards a goal and be excited to talk about his or her achievements each 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.

During Each Session, Your Child Will:

  • Create a video game and animated mini-stories that can be shared with friends 
  • Discover how to create animations, characters and effects using intuitive Tynker™ technology 
  • Develop 21st century skills, including computation, programming and logic 
  • Team up with other kids and meet new friends!