The Observatory

by Codeverse

Top 5 New Mobile Games Built By Codeverse Kids

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7 min read

We're proud of the excellent projects our 1st-8th grade students create week after week. We're thrilled to share this sampling of some of the awesome (and fun!) mobile apps created by our superstar coders using our kid-friendly language, KidScript. Tap the links on your mobile device to play their games for yourself.

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Balanced Challenge by Lindsey R. (5th grader)

Help this hungry turtle eat some cookies, but watch out for the big fish! See if you can make a new high score - those cookies are worth points! This game incorporates the following aspects of the Codeverse curriculum:

  • Uses conditional statements to track character collisions
  • Uses random numbers to create characters
  • Uses variables in labels

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Pacman by Megan R. (8th grader)

Navigate your pink character through a maze to collect coins, all while avoiding the randomly moving black blobs. Don’t get hit, or you’ll have to start over! For an added challenge, each time you refresh this game the maze and coins change for a truly randomized game. This game incorporates the following aspects of the Codeverse curriculum:

  • Uses variables in maze positions, enemy movements and coin coordinates
  • Uses when statements for enemy interactions

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Block Fall by Adit M. by 3rd grader

This relaxing and colorful game is great for a brain break! Try tapping on the colored blocks before your screen fills up! How many can you get? Bonus - each block explodes into a different color! This game incorporates the following aspects of the Codeverse curriculum:

  • Uses if and when statements to explode blocks
  • Uses random numbers to create randomly positioned obstacles
  • Uses variables attributes to create randomly colored blocks

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You are (emojis) by Conor B. (2nd grader)

Reunite the little alien with his mom! Be careful to avoid the bats, jump over the haunted house, and be sure to avoid the pit of glowing green goo! This game incorporates the following aspects of the Codeverse curriculum:

  • Uses an if statement to create events
  • Uses labels to create a winning message
  • Uses numeric variables to create a themed background and characters

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Jeff's b-b/fps by Jimmy K. (7th grader)

Play some basketball against Space Dog! Using the directional pad, your alien character can shoot baskets while the game keeps score. Just be careful, Space Dog is good at defense! This game incorporates the following aspects of the Codeverse curriculum:

  • Uses events related to both physics and non-physics objects
  • Uses variables in labels
  • Uses conditional statements to set character actions

Do you know a kid that would love to make their own games, apps, and more? Sign them up for a free class at our Lincoln Park, Naperville, or Wilmette coding studio!