My kid loves computers. I would like him to start programming, just for fun to see if it is something for him. But how to start, what type of programming language that is appealing. Books? I mean, we can start with Lisp, but how long will attention hold? Please advise, thanks.

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  • scratch-www

    Standalone web client for Scratch

    Scratch is a pretty cool entry into programming and your kid can bring stuff to life pretty quickly.

  • codeworld

    Educational computer programming environment using Haskell

  • Klotho

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  • scratchjr

    With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games.

    Depending the age of your kids, there as also scratch junior:

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