Code for Gold Alternatives

    Code for Gold is described as 'Help kids learn the basics of coding with Code for Gold! Code for Gold is another fun, interactive, educational game to help kids learn the basics of coding' and is an app in the Development category. There are six alternatives to Code for Gold for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Android, iPhone, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Tommy the Turtle, which is free. Other great apps like Code for Gold are Code the Robot. Save the Cat. (Paid), Etoys (Free, Open Source), codeSpark Academy (Paid) and Little Wizard (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 9, 2020

    1. Learn the basics of coding with Tommy the Turtle! Tommy the Turtle - Learn to Code is another fun, interactive, educational game to help young children learn the basics of coding.
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    2. “Code the Robot. Save the Cat” is a fun and educational game used to learn the basics of programming and logic. Explore actions, loops, functions and conditions.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Etoys is an educational tool for teaching children powerful ideas in compelling ways. Etoys is a media-rich authoring environment and visual programming system.
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      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      codeSpark Academy teaches the basics of computer programming through a variety of interactive learning activities including puzzles, games, step-by-step creative projects, game design and offline printables – all of which can be monitored by parents.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Little Wizard is a development environment for children. It is intended to be used by primary school children to learn about the main elements of real computer languages.

      Discontinued

      Latest version 1.2.2 was released on 2008-09-04. See http://littlewizard.sourceforge.net/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KTurtle is an educational programming environment that aims to make learning how to program as easily as possible. To achieve this KTurtle makes all programming tools available from the user interface.
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