• Ages: 6+
  • $2,219.76 $1,199.99

Arcade Coder EDU 12 Pack + Carry Cases

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Students design & code games on iPad. Then play them together on the Arcade Coder.

Aligned with UK & US curriculum. Builds towards understanding algorithms, developing design criteria & more STEM skills.

Comes with hours of projects through the Game Studio App.

Requires iPad iOS 11+. Full specs below.

This product is available in the UK & USA. Out of stock for EU & ROW.


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UK & US Curriculum Aligned

Aligns with UK Key Stages 1 & 2 for Computing, Design & Tech. Aligns with 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.

Learn to Make Art, Animations & Games

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

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

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Aligns With UK Curriculum

  • Key Stages 1 & 2
  • 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

Supports US Curriculum

  • Aligns with US K-2 Computer Science Framework
  • Computing Systems: Understand how Hardware & Software work together. Learn 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.

Free Lesson Plan

Preview the Arcade Coder Lesson Plans which contains 6+ hours of classroom workshops.

What's in the box?

1: 12 x Arcade Coder

2: 12 x USB-C Cable

3: 12 sets of 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+.

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“We want to provide students with hardware & software skills. With the range of different tools and applications within Arcade Coder, there are some real synergies that we can use in education.” Mark Martin, Urban_Teacher
“With the Arcade Coder, children can understand the concept of pixellation and use blocks to animate their art & turn it into a game. It's all the basics of coding that they are going to need.”
Robin Raskin, Founder at "Living in Digital Times"

“When I first saw the Arcade Coder I was incredibly impressed because it gave kids the ability to realise their imagination in a real-world space.” James Oppenheim

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?

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

Arcade Coder EDU 12 Pack + Carry Cases

$2,219.76 $1,199.99

The Arcade Coder Education pack comes with a free dedicated lesson plan, aligned with UK curriculum. See more information below.

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