A school I know is interested in getting their kids programming by making objects in the real world do things. Budget is an issue. Age group is 5 - 12 year olds
- Tried and tested method for getting kids excited about programming. I started programming with Arduinos when I was 9, and I've taught the basics to kids as young as 5. It's programmed in C++, but it's very easy to learn, with lots of good libraries available.