Photos: Kodable app introduces young kids to programming
Image 1 of 8
1. Fuzz crash landing
When the game begins, the intro shows how the fuzz, who are the main characters, arrived and why they need the user’s help.
2. Blue fuzz
The first fuzz Kodable users meet when they start playing is this blue guy.
3. Direct the fuzz
Players use arrows to tell the fuzz how to make it across the path and collect coins along the way.
Players unlock new fuzz as they play. The also receive from one to three stars after completing each level.
5. Other fuzz
One of the many fuzz character that players can unlock is Spikey fuzz. Other characters have different colors and features like glasses or hats.
6. Vocabulary lessons
Kodable includes lessons to explain concepts like functions and loops that come up during the course of the game.
7. Advanced levels
Kodable’s 60 levels get progressively more challenging. There’s more than one way to get across, but there’s usually a most efficient way.
8. Learning guides for parents
Kodable offers materials for adults which explain the game and how to use it.