Our kids are totally into computer programming. After getting introduced to Scratch which is a programming language developed by MIT, my kids were hooked. Scratch in particular is a great way to introduce kids to the concepts of programming with their easy to use block coding method.
“With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.” Scratch Website
Here are some of the things my kids have developed:
Scratch is so easy and yet schools like Harvard are using it as an introduction to their Computer Science program. If Harvard is using it--you definitely want to consider adding it to your homeschool or after school activity for your kids!
It’s free and easy to get started, just visit: https://scratch.mit.edu/