Learn with Toys and Games
We love to play with these cool gadgets--and think you will, too. Some of the items recommended below are listed on Amazon. Before placing an order, we invite you to support our non-profit by selecting Youth Code Jam as your beneficiary via Smile.Amazon.com.
Our Favorite Picks
A subscription learning system that teaches a new computer science concept every month. Ages 6 to 12.
Programming Logic Game: https://www.thinkfun.com/products/code-master/
A board game designed to teach programming skills and sequential logic. Ages 8+.
Learn to code with this innovative drone kit. Ages 8+.
Finch Robots: https://www.finchrobot.com
Make the robotic bird move using code. Ages 5+.
Merge VR Cube: https://mergevr.com
Hold a hologram in the palm of your hand. Ages 10+.
A tiny, affordable computer with which you can make all kinds of cool things. Ages 10+
Snap Circuits, Jr: https://www.elenco.com/brand/snap-circuits
Create working circuits without tools. Ages 8+.
Using an app--and your coding skills, make the robotic sphere go where you want. Ages 10+.
Sunfounder Arduino Starter Kit: https://www.sunfounder.com
A STEM-based education kit for older kids and teens interested in electronics. Ages 12+.
Robot Turtle: http://www.robotturtles.com
A STEM-based board game perfect for preschoolers. Ages 5+.