Monthly Coding Projects for Kids 6-12Voted #1 STEM box for kids: Bitsbox is a crazyfun subscription box that teaches kids how to code! Bitsbox delivers coding projects that teach kids to make video games, greeting cards, simulations, and more. Kids start by coding from examples and progress quickly to inventing their own apps! WARNING: Frequently leads to fits of giggles!
- Perfect for curious kids ages 6 to 12 years old
- No experience necessary—beginners welcome!
- New projects arrive every month. Each box teaches a new computer science concept
- Kids build apps on the Bitsbox website; the apps they build work on any mobile device!
- Each subscription comes with unlimited email support for coders
Past Boxes from Bitsbox
Box 1: Coordinates & Basic Commands
Every Bitsbox subscription starts with Box 1: Animal House! Bitsbox is a sequential learning system, where each box builds on the previous one. This means every coder starts with Box 1, progresses to Box 2, and so on! Level 1 introduces 2D coordinates and Bitsbox's Stamp, Fill, and Text commands, includes a Welcome card, an "Apper Keeper" binder, 12 animal-themed app projects, stickers, and a Level 1 Grownup Guide.
Box 2: Variables & Simples Methods
Every subscription's 2nd delivery is Box 2: Roboboogie! Level 2 teaches variables and Bitsbox's Move, Rotate, and Size commands. Includes dividers for your “Apper Keeper” binder, 13 robot-themed app projects, progress stickers, and a Level 2 Grownup Guide.
Box 3: Conditionals & Interactions
Every subscription's 3rd delivery is Box 3: A Land Far Away! Level 3 highlights conditional statements and Bitsbox's Tap and Drag functions. Includes 11 fantasy-themed app projects, progress stickers, and a Level 3 Grownup Guide.
Box 4: Functions & Timing Commands
Every subscription's 4th delivery is Box 4: Sky's The Limit! Level 4 demonstrates the concept of custom functions and Bitsbox's Repeat, Delay, and .tap commands. Includes 9 flight-themed app projects, progress stickers, and a Level 4 Grownup Guide.
Box 5: Loops & Hits Commands
Every subscription's 5th delivery is Box 5: Shoo Fly! Level 5 teaches loop functions, and Bitsbox's Wrap and Hits commands. Includes 11 bug-themed app projects, progress stickers, and a Level 5 Grownup Guide.