February 14, 2015
Code Blast is an excellent coding app that has gone free today for a limited period of time. This app is designed to provide young learners and kids with a solid initiation into the world of programming concepts and problem solving.
Code Blast teaches kids coding through fun and engaging activities consisting of programming a rocket to reach its final destination without being damaged by UFOs and other electric barriers found in its course. In running the mission, kids get to develop a series of key programming concepts and thinking skills such as : precise and accurate programming, forward planning to solve anticipated problems, ordering instructions sequentially and many more.
Some of the features Code Blast contain are:
- 36 missions, gradually increasing in difficulty with extra obstacles and challenges!
- 2 modes – ‘Level Mode’ – Missions are gradually unlocked to ensure a secure understanding.
- ‘Custom Mode’ – Practise any mission at any time.
- Save multiple games – Perfect for home and school!
- Stars awarded for completing missions without ‘bugs’ to motivate children to persevere and revisit.
- Certificates awarded upon completing levels which can be saved to the camera roll for printing or emailing!
- Animated demos