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! (Free, Open Source), Tynker (Freemium), Cyberix3D (Free) and Bingo (Free, Open Source).
Online coding academy for kids and teens! Our students learn real world programming through engaging lessons and fun projects in a challenging way. Join today and start coding with Scratch 3.0, Minecraft Modding, Python and more!
Blue is a mod for Scratch 2.0 that is currently in development. Just like the old mods for Scratch 1.4 such as Insanity, Panther and Explore, this is a mod based on the modern Scratch 2.0 by MIT. It can be used within the web browser, or an offline version is coming soon.
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.