Sylvan’s Coding for Kids courses in South Dakota are ideal for creative children who simply love playing with technology! These interactive courses help elementary and middle school kids have fun, get motivated and gain life-long skills as they create their very own video games. Our courses are delivered in a kid-friendly format, which means your child can enjoy highly visual and interactive activities and cool projects he or she will be psyched to work on each week.

Modern Skills for Modern Kids

Our Coding for Kids courses in South Dakota 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! There are clear goals and outcomes for every class, so your child will be excited and proud to share his or her progress each week. Your child will also take part in a wrap-up activity to end each session, which ensures the skills he or she has picked up can be strengthened and reinforced. We provide a link to your child’s weekly programming project too, enabling you to see what kind of exciting progress is being made and share it with friends and family.

At Each Fun-Filled Session, Your Child Will:

  • Learn how to create characters, animations, sounds and special effects using kid-friendly Tynker™ technology 
  • Develop mini-stories, working towards a final video game design that can be shared and played with friends 
  • Build important 21st century skills — including programming, logic and computational competencies — while experimenting with his or her own project 
  • Collaborate with other kids and make new friends!