• Ages: 6+
  • $1,919.88 $1,599.99

Arcade Coder Education 12 Pack

Design, code and invent your very own games on iPad. Watch them come to life on the Arcade Coder 🚀

Requires iPad iOS 11+. Full specs below.

Aligned with UK curriculum.

Not available in Canada.

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Curriculum Aligned

Aligns with UK Key Stages 1, 2 & 3 for Computing, Design & Tech and US K-2 Computer Science Framework

Collaborative Learning

Supports up to 4 players to encourage collaborative learning.

Learning Through Play

Students code & modify their own games. Then they can play them together.

Make Art, Animation & Games

Students get access to hours of content on the Games Studio app. Including classic games like PongSnake, Whack-A-Mole. 

Paint with Lights! They can also animate digital pictures with their newfound coding skills.

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Aligns with UK Curriculum

  • Computing Curriculum: Learn about algorithms, sequences, variables & programs
  • Design & Tech: Develop game design criteria, design games, program & control games
  • Art & Design: Use draw & paint to bring ideas to life

Aligns with US K-2 Computer Science Framework

  • Computing Systems: Understand how Hardware & Software work together and how to troubleshoot issues
  • Algorithms & Programming: Learn basic programming & understand variables, modularity, and control
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Encourages Collaborative Learning

The Arcade Coder supports up to 4 players. Students play & modify games together to encourage collaborative learning.

Discover more in our Lesson Plan

What's in the box?

1:12 x Arcade Coder

2: 12 xUSB-C Cable

3: 12 x 3 Stickers

4: Free iOS App

5: 12 x Boardgame Insert

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Device Compatibility

Here’s a full list of compatible devices with the Arcade Coder:

  • iPad Air onwards
  • iPad Mini 2 onwards
  • iPad Pro onwards
  • iPad 5th Gen onwards

Requires iOS 11+. Android coming 2020.

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"The Arcade Coder's large LED board is a great way to give tactile life to kids' creations and encourages them - and their parents - to play and learn together." - Terrence O'Brien
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"The magic really happens when you delve into the iOS app Game Studio. There, your kid can design, customise and code their own games, either based on existing templates or entirely from scratch." - Craig Grannell
"A truly innovative product that allows kids to learn while having a lot of fun." - Adrienne Appell

Award Winning

Winner of the Parent’s Choice Gold Award & the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award.

The sequence of projects is very intuitive & walks the user through each element of game design while providing plenty of playful opportunities for customisation & creativity along the way.

Jennifer Wells, Parents’ Choice

What are the compatible devices?

Here’s a full list of compatible devices with the Arcade Coder:

  • iPad Air onwards
  • iPad Mini 2 onwards
  • iPad Pro onwards
  • iPad 5th Gen onwards
  • Requires iOS 11 and up.
How long does the battery last?

The Arcade Coder’s battery lasts for 6 hours with average use.

What do you learn with this kit?

The Arcade Coder teaches kids the principles of game design and block-coding. Kids also learn the foundation of game mechanics, like speed and point systems through the Games Studio app.

Where can I get the Game Studio App?

The app is available on the official Apple App Store. The app is compatible with Apple iPads supporting iOS 11 and up.

What is the Arcade Coder?

The Arcade Coder is a 12” x 12” board with 144 multi-coloured LED buttons that are all fully programmable and controllable.

Does the Education pack come with a lesson plan?

Yes, the Arcade Coder Education 12 pack comes with a free dedicated lesson plan, aligned with both UK and US curriculums.

What’s the recommended age?

Perfect for kids aged 6 years and up, the Arcade Coder has a low entry point and high ceiling – meaning it can be enjoyed by everyone, kids and parents alike.

How do I learn to code it?

Learn how to code, animate and design games with our Games Studio iOS app. It includes easy step-by-step projects. Via the Games Studio iOS app, kids learn about topics such as the principles of animation, chance mechanics and how to use sprites and block-coding to create games.

I have a question that’s not in this FAQ, how can I get in touch with someone?

Please feel free to drop our friendly Customer Support team a message anytime, they will be more than happy to help! You can reach them here.

Arcade Coder Education 12 Pack

$1,919.88 $1,599.99