“Hopscotch is the best way to express your imagination! Most other "learn to code" apps just make you complete boring levels with 4 "move" blocks, but in hopscotch you have the freedom to create anything, which is amazing.” — BuildASnowman, Hopscotcher

“This taught me sooooo much about basics of coding. I have been able to make some cool games I hope to learn more as I advance this app was extremely helpful and easy to learn.” — BestBeginnersCoding, Hopcotcher

“I had ZERO background or programming experience. I personally checked all 8 or 10 of these blogs about recommendations. And Hopscotch was the most intuitive and interactive. It’s not like you’re just playing video games. My daughter loves it!” — Mom, S. to daughter, 8

“I am a 4th grade teacher who LOVES your app. Our students have been introduced to coding through it and I am impressed with the creativity they have shown and the skills they are building while creating projects.” — Kelley, 4th grade teacher

Whether games, art, stories or more, you can code whatever you want with kid-friendly programming. Publish your creations to Hopscotch’s fully moderated community, where kids can play and learn from your games.

Explore and learn from millions of projects created by other kids. Open up any project to play, tweak, or remix it. With thousands of games published every week, you’ll never run out of ideas or inspiration!

Our play-along video tutorials teach you to make Crossy Road, PokemonGo, and more. Listen, watch, and code as you go! As you become a better programmer, Hopscotch will challenge you to create increasingly advanced games and apps. These skills will help you in high school, college, and beyond.

** Parents Magazine: Best Apps for Families **
** FastCompany: Innovation By Design Finalist **
** Parent’s Choice Gold Medal: Software **
** Children’s Technology Review: Best Educational Technology **

Featured in:
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** The Wall Street Journal **
** WIRED **
** Parents Magazine **
** FastCompany **
** Apple App Store Editors **

See how much your child will love learning to code with Hopscotch! Join 10 million families coding on Hopscotch. Upgrade for premium creation tools. Get a week-long free trial, and then subscribe for $7.99/month or $79.99/year. You can cancel anytime, hassle free.

Hopscotch is used on 44% of school iPads in the US. Sign up as an educator when you download Hopscotch, and then start coding in your classroom with free lesson plans and student accounts. Increase student engagement with our library of self-guided video tutorials. Email us at to get started. Learn more at

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What’s New

Version 3.44.4

With this update, you don't need to long-press to copy or delete your drafts. Instead, you'll see a new button that lets you rename, copy or delete your works in progress.

Subscribers who use the beta editor will also see an option to clear any user variables you have in your project. This will make saved scores restart at 0, making it much easier to develop and debug your games. Yay!

Also, the copy link on the project cards is now much easier to access. Use this to share your project's web page with friends and family via text, email, or social media!

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Ratings and Reviews

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Editors' Notes

“Coding” may sound a bit dry and daunting to some newcomers, but those are the last things that come to mind while using Hopscotch. The app lets you have as much fun making games as playing them, and with its colorful, friendly interface and stacks of help and tutorials, kids (and grown-ups!) can build all kinds of apps—while learning the fundamentals of programming. Best of all, you can share your creations so anyone with an iPhone or iPad can play them too!

griffindorslytherin ,


I recently made a game called Guardians Of Earth on there, and I love all the different things you can do! I love coding on this app, even tho you have to pay, it is worth every penny. Ignore those people saying this app is a scam because it is anything but! Would I recommend it to you? Of course!!!!!!!! Love the game and will keep on playing, luv u hopscotch!! Just saying the thing about the shapes not showing up on screen was fixed, thanks ana.

Developer Response ,

Hey there, congrats! We saw your game -- well done. Can't wait to see more games you make. Ana

Old Grumbler ,

Hopscotch is interesting to use but has some problems.

I've used Hopscotch for several years on and off. It gets better in some ways but worse in others. Drawing with colour trails is ok but it is almost impossible to program a defined colour sequence for a rainbow because you have to click the colour into the statement, rather than a number or name to represent the colour. Also the way that your own blocks works seems to be weirdly wrapped up in their context. I want a global block but have to put it within a particular definition and can only use it in there. It makes me wonder why parts of it were written in such a weird fashion.

Developer Response ,

Hey there! We’d love to talk to you more. You can email us at or discuss it with other Hopscotchers at Ana


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