Get kids hooked on coding within minutes! Lightbot is a programming puzzle game, meaning that its game mechanics require the use of programming logic to solve levels.
By simply guiding a robot to light up tiles to solve levels, players cultivate a real understanding of procedures, loops, and conditionals; core concepts to Computer Science. Perfect for guys and girls alike: you can play as Boybot or Girlbot!
New York Times says : "Lightbot is great fun and does a surprisingly thorough job of introducing some pretty complex principles of programming." - (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/28/technology/personaltech/get-cracking-on-learning-computer-code.html)
TechCrunch says : “Lightbot offers an easy way for kids to learn concepts like loops, if-then statements, and the like, without typing” - (http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/26/light-bot-teaches-computer-science-with-a-cute-little-robot-and-some-symbol-based-programming/)
Parents and educators around the world are choosing to use Lightbot first to introduce their children and students to coding.
This One Hour Coding '14 version features 20 levels to complete and can be played in the following languages:
English, French, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Romanian, Norwegian, Slovenian, Indonesian, German, Polish, Danish, Croatian, Slovakian and Czech!
There are NO in-app purchases in Lightbot.