Spring Learning Websites: Learn to Code

Any time is a good time to learn how to code! This spring, check out one of these websites with interactive games and lessons to teach kids of any age how to code.

Blockly: Learn programming by solving puzzles. Drag and drop the different blocks of code to create a story that solves a specific problem. Then run the program to see your solution in action!

Hour of Code: Try one of the many one-hour coding activities ranging from beginner to advanced! Plus, you'll also find plenty of useful online resources, apps and even local schools that teach coding on this nonprofit website.

Khan Academy: Try one of the basic programming tutorials to learn how to build graphics, animations, interactive visualizations and more. You can also find extensive, challenging math games and play games created by other students.

Scratch: Scratch lets kids as young as 8 arrange and snap together Scratch blocks as if they were virtual LEGO bricks. Together, these blocks write the code for fun games that kids can create all by themselves. Scratch was designed by MIT students for children 8 to 16.

You don't have to be female to learn from Girls Who Code. Access their coding lessons and related activities and learn about important women in technology along the way.