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“Children learn as they play. More importantly, in play, children learn how to learn.” – O. Fred DonaldsonJust like O. Fred Donaldson said, playing is important while learning.7 year old Moraa not only enjoys to play games but also enjoys to create her own games using scratch.This week, she created [...]

2021-11-26T19:30:19+09:00 Nov 26, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments


Aliyah, 9 years old has been learning coding for the past 2 years. And for the last 2 months she has been learning about AI and Machine Learning.For this lesson, she learnt about Chatbots!Do you know what are chatbots?Well, a Chatbot, a.k.a Chatting robot is a software that automatically communicates [...]

2021-11-09T16:14:35+09:00 Nov 9, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Shoot The Fruit Game

PyGame is a module that allows for the easy creation of computer games using Python. Typically, when you want to create a game, you will need game engines and very heavy software running on powerful computers. PyGame simplifies that process, especially when a student is new to the concept of [...]

2021-10-22T18:02:06+09:00 Oct 22, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Ping Pong Game

Studies reveal that creating and playing original online games help in children’s brain development. It also allows for creative self-expression, a deep understanding of game rules, structure and new ways of detecting personalities and interests. The players are often involved in planning and problem-solving.Moraa loves tinkering! She is currently a [...]

2021-10-13T13:24:29+09:00 Oct 13, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Creating Web Forms

Databases allow software applications to store users' information. For instance, when a user signs up an account on YouTube, the user's information such as email, username and password is stored in a database. These data can be retrieved later, to help identify the user. To work with a database, web [...]

2021-10-01T17:46:08+09:00 Oct 1, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Make Me Happy

Machine learning is based on the idea that systems can learn from the data that people feed them, identify patterns and make decisions on their own with less human intervention. Gabriella is an eight year old student. She is a very sweet, talented and curious girl. She enjoys discovering new ways [...]

2021-09-27T15:13:01+09:00 Sep 27, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Creating Animations

Albert Einstein once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulates progress thus giving birth to evolution.” Children who tell their own stories foster creative thinking. They have to imagine a world with characters, movement and have to articulate the [...]

2021-09-23T21:48:02+09:00 Sep 23, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

The Dance Challenge Game with Python

This is a simple dance game built entirely using Python Programming  and the pygame module. In this game, Aaron, a 15 years old Tinker student coded so that his character dancer performs a sequence of moves. Aaron has been taking the STEM classes since 2018, and is now in the [...]

2021-03-29T00:30:31+09:00 Mar 29, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Apple Collector Game Created by Mbula!

As an 11 year old taking STEM classes, Mbula Nzavi is always thinking and tinkering with PyGame Programming language. She finds making different projects through coding very interesting.  Instead of playing the online games, she likes to make her own games and play them with her brother. One example of [...]

2021-03-09T20:24:57+09:00 Mar 8, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments

Balloon Flight Game

Python is a module and programming language that allows for creation of games. Through coding Games, students get to learn critical thinking. Critical thinking is the ability to take information, then instead of simply memorizing it, analyze it, draw conclusions and find practical applications. One example project that Tinker students [...]

2021-02-21T23:27:12+09:00 Feb 21, 2021|Tinker Stories|0 Comments