This article is about or favourite coding tools. If you want to implement the best coding tools for your homeschooling, you are in the right place. We will give you Merconnet`s favourite ones.

Let us remind you, the benefits of coding:

  • Creativity

  • Computational thinking

  • Teamwork

  • Empathy

  • Having fun

  • Authentic learning

  • Problem –solving

Best coding tools to use on your homeschool

  • Root Coding

By encouraging artistic design and creative problem-solving, Root Coding fits right into your STEAM curriculum. Available here


  • Code.org

A well-planned, -produced, and -curated set of free resources bound to get kids hooked on learning to code. Visit Code.org for more information.


  • Kubo Robot

The Coding License introduces students to concepts like functions, subroutines and loops, and then provides creative activities that allow students to exercise computational thinking and coding. Available here


  • Machine learning for kids

It takes a topic that would be difficult to teach in any practical way and makes it accessible for homeschooling. It is free. Click here for more


  • Osmo Coding Jam

Coding Jam features tangible blocks of code that young people can use to make creative musical arrangements. It's a great way to learn the fundamentals of musical composition and the basics of coding. Available in Merconnnet


There are still three more!

  • Kitronix Simple Robotics

Simple Robotics Kit is an easy build, entry-level, introduction to the exciting world of robotics. Step by step build and coding instructions are included. Even if you aren't confident or technical, you will have no difficulties assembling and using this wonderful kit. Available here


  • Code for Life

Comprehensive coding platform has impressive resources for teachers, This learn-to-code program has the breadth and depth required to meet the needs of almost any teacher. Visit the website here


  • Sam Labs

With some perseverance, it's a great fit for PBL and STEAM, helping students learn programming skills and engineering concepts through invention. Available here


For Merconnet, coding is an invaluable literacy applicable to virtually any future career or field of study. Teach your kids and students about coding! 

Let us know below in the comments how much your children like to code