Mobile App Development Ages 7 - 9

Mobile App Development Ages 7 - 9

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Free

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Online event

From the enjoyment of experiencing to the joy of creating. Best suited for: Kids who are constantly borrowing their parent’s phones!

About this event

Mobile App Development

$225/camp

5 days • 90 minutes per day

Mobile apps are essential to how we chat and connect, play and learn. Every year, the world downloads over 200 billion mobile apps! Gift your child this all-important perspective, as they learn to create their very own mobile apps to entertain, inform and engage. Thunkable has a drag and drop interface to design and develop apps with blocks of code. Your child can tinker and play on a tool used for real-world app development!

Your Child Will Learn

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Mobile App Development

  • Learn to look at app design from a User Experience (UX) perspective.
  • Deploy creativity in designing features that others enjoy using
  • Enhance computational thinking and test outcomes using drag-and-drop blocks
  • Journey from being a consumer of technology to a creator of technology

Camp 1 - App Creator

Core Learning

  • Your aspiring young developer will learn how apps are created and the magical power of the right app for the right audience.
  • Gain experience on the Thunkable platform and learn to use elements like images, interfaces, buttons, sounds and other features.
  • Projects include simple games which use sensors in a mobile phone, a music player, and a quiz app

Prerequisites: This is a beginner level camp with no experience necessary.

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Camp 2 - App Wizard

Core Learning

  • This exciting journey takes your developer on to even more complex applications
  • They will now incorporate mathematical functions, mobile features like gestures and touch.
  • Projects include a multi-player game, health app and popular game mole mash.

Prerequisites: Students need to have completed Mobile App Development Camp 1 or similar introductory course as a prerequisite

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Camp 3 - App Wizard

Core Learning

  • Your young learner can now create their own versions of some of the popular apps they might have used on your smartphone.
  • Students learn to create more complex apps using the camera function and Web APIs that provide them access to an endless world of future app ideas.
  • Projects include a multi-player game, simulation and a mask detection app.

Prerequisites: Students need to have completed Mobile App Development Camps 1 and 2 or similar intermediate courses as a prerequisite.

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System Requirements

A laptop with connected keyboard and mouse, webcam, and a good Wi-Fi connection.A smartphone to test their apps, either iPhone or Android.

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