App Development Stars - FoundationsOnline Coding Course for Kids : Beginners

Ignite your child's passion for app development through the guided creation of their very own apps.

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Course Information

Create interactive games with your bare hands!

During the course, kids will learn how to combine computer science with creativity in order to code apps. They will do this through learning a whole new programming language which requires utilizing and stimulating various centers of the brain — excellent for their own development. By the end of the course, they will have learnt the basics of app development and published two of their very own apps on both Apple’s and Google Play’s App Stores.

In the App Development  Starts course, students will learn the basics of coding Apps and games for smartphones. They will write code for the first time, develop and design their own unique self-made products.

During the program, they will learn the following concepts:

  • Programming statements: input, If/else
  • Basic design: inserting media files (image) into the app, creating an App icon and installing the app on a smartphone

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Course Main Takeaways
  • Level
  • Weekly Hours
    2 hours,
    1hr class + 1hr practice
  • Commitment
    24 classes, 6 months
  • Age
    9 years
  • Language
    English * other languages available
  • Location
    Online classes
  • Course registration fee - $44 USD
    Fully refundable, includes 2 trial lessons
    We offer a risk-free trial period with a money back guarantee. Your registration fee is fully refundable during the 14 day trial period.
    Then $89 USD monthly for 9 months
    Monthly payments start after trial period
    At the end of your trial period, your preferred payment method will be charged monthly throughout the course period.
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What will give your child a head start?

  • Understand programming statements such as: input as well as if/else.
  • Expand 21st-century skills (creative thinking, problem-solving, and computational thinking).
  • Create fun projects and handle gradual challenges with the help of an attentive teacher.

Register now to get 2 trial lessons!

We offer a money back guarantee on all our courses. Your registration fee – $44 is fully refundable during the trial period and it includes 2 trial lessons.

Our students love studying at Tekkie Uni. This is why we stand behind our courses and offer a money back guarantee. Following the trial period, you will be charged $89 monthly for 9 months.

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Student testimonials

Kids have fun learning online, creating and innovating with us. Don't take our word for it - listen to our students' experience!

Course Curriculum

Let your child begin the process of building their own apps over three different projects, develop basic apps, and learn to insert media files like audio, video, and image into apps.

Learning Environment



Kids will use LiveCode. LiveCode provides a smooth transition to the world of code since it uses simple English as syntax. It is also a cross format language allowing you to generate the same code for IOS and Android operating systems.


Project 1: Be Cool

Project 1: Be Cool Be Cool is the first app that is developed using real syntax writing. The app allows texts to appear and disappear because of different textual inputs.

Project 2: My Tamago

Project 2: My Tamago My Tamago is a nice and simple game where the gamers can control the counter positioned in the center of the screen. The game's UX is uniquely designed by our young Tekkies. Kids will be able to install the app on their smartphones.

Project 3: Seasons

Project 3: Seasons Seasons is a multiple screen app that's designed by each kid according to his or her imagination. Kids will be able to install the app on their smartphones.

Tekkie Uni teaching team

Tekkie Uni’s teachers are highly experienced in teaching coding for children. They are the heart of the class, teaching online with enthusiasm, encouraging participation and happy to answer every child’s question.

How we make it work

Tekkie Uni specializes in operating live-online sessions with full real-time interaction guided by an experienced and attentive teacher, because we believe that with a little help every child who wants to learn – can!

  • Learning together

    Learning is all about connecting. That's why we use a video conference software allowing the small size group of children to get to know each other and their teacher. The teacher uses a shared screen option so everyone can see what they are doing on their desktop, and kids can fully participate in the lesson by using the microphone or the chat.
  • Hands-on experience

    In addition to the weekly live lessons, students are invited to join a live weekly Q&A session with a teacher present in class. The session is dedicated to provide personal assistance with students' projects, exercises and questions. All the live lessons and practice sessions are automatically recorded and available for students during the course.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Students learn by doing and work on interest-based projects, which create a fun class dynamics where we don't present the answers but look for them together.

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Have a question?

  • My child has no previous experience in coding, would s/he be able to start from scratch?

    Yes. We teach from complete beginners and up to an advanced level. There is no need for previous experience.

  • What is your cancellation policy?

    We invite all new students to try a few sessions for a nominal fee that will be fully refunded in case you decide not to continue after the trial period. For further information regarding our cancellation policy click here.

  • Class time zones – what time do your classes start?

    We teach Monday to Friday according to your local time zone. You are welcome to check the schedule and assign yourself to a time that’s most suitable to you.

  • What is the minimum age for online courses?

    We teach kids from ages 7-17. The relevant age group for the App Development foundations course is 9. Class assignment is based on age and experience.

  • How can I follow up on my child's progress?

    All the lessons and practice sessions are automatically recorded. We encourage parents to view the recordings and share their feedback. You can also write an email to the child’s teacher to hear more about them.

  • Do I need to purchase special equipment for the courses?

    All you need is a working computer with an Internet connection and you’re set. We work with windows and Mac operating systems. For further information regarding specific course requirements click here.

  • How much does it cost?

    The total tuition for the course is $846, however, registration starts with a trial period of 14 days that costs $44 which is deducted from the total tuition.

  • Can I pay in installments?

    Yes. You can make up to 9 monthly installments (with no interest). For more information please contact our customer service center.

  • What does the trial period include?

    The trial period is basically the first 14 days of the course. Your child will get to know his teacher and classmates, he will use the learning environments and participate in 2 lessons.

  • What happens if I don't want to continue after the trial period?

    You can email us at or call us at: 1-646-233-4171 before the end of the 14 day trial and we will reimburse you.

  • Do I need to let you know if I want to continue with the course after the trial period?

    No. after the 14 day trial just show up to the next lesson and the rest of the payments will be charged automatically.