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ScratchJr Alternatives

ScratchJr is described as 'Coding is the new literacy! With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ScratchJr for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Scratch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like ScratchJr are Snap!, Bingo, Programming Hero and Tynker.

ScratchJr alternatives are mainly Game Development Tools but may also be Programming Languages or Code Learning Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ScratchJr.
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Coding is the new literacy! With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games....

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  1. Scratch icon

    Scratch

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    76 alternatives to Scratch 

    Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas...

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    Almost everyone thinks Scratch is a great alternative to ScratchJr.
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    Snap!

    • Online
    13 alternatives to Snap! 

    Snap! (formerly BYOB) is a visual, drag-and-drop programming language. It is an extended reimplementation of Scratch (a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab) that allows you to Build Your Own Blocks.

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    Bingo

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to Bingo 

    Bingo is a programming language based on Scratch by MIT which uses a "block" UI, where the user can snap together different blocks to make more advanced scripts. There are many added blocks to Scratch 1.4.

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    Programming Hero

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    18 alternatives to Programming Hero 

    Build a GAME while learning to code. Quick Action: Apply programming concepts immediately after learning Brag Right: Publish your code and show off your work Practice Anywhere: Practice coding (Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript).

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    Tynker

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Minecraft
    13 alternatives to Tynker 

    Learn to code, mod Minecraft and build games with Tynker's easy-to-learn, visual programming courses. Tynker is the online platform that makes it fun to learn computer programming for 4th through 8th graders.

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    Scratux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to Scratux 

    Scratux is a block-based visual programming language targeted primarily at children. Basically Scratux aims to provide Open Source Linux binaries of Scratch Desktop.

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    Scratux looks like Scratch 3
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    TurboWarp

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Online
    7 alternatives to TurboWarp 

    TurboWarp is a Scratch mod that compiles projects to JavaScript to make them run really fast.

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    Run Marco!

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    6 alternatives to Run Marco! 

    Join Marco on a code-filled journey in this fun, programming adventure for kids between 6 and 12 years old. Use visual instructions to guide Marco or Sophia through a series of levels as they try to discover themsevles.

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    Cyberix3D

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    34 alternatives to Cyberix3D 

    Free online 3D Game Maker. Make your own 3D games online! Create Games for Web, Mobile and Desktop. Easy to use.

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    Cybeirx3D Editor - Make your own 3D games online
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    SnapCode

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    3 alternatives to SnapCode 

    SnapCode is a free Java IDE for education. SnapCode makes it easy to quickly build apps for the desktop and browser that are graphically rich and feature complete.

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