I would definitely recommend MIT Apps Inventor 2! The ability to create on
any device via web browser, combined with the ability to view the app on
any new(ish) Android tablet in almost real time is pretty awesome. Plus,
there are a number of great tutorials that make it easy and fun.

Website: ai2.*appinventor*.*mit*.edu/

(The companion app can be found in the Play Store. Just remember that it's
for App Inventor 2.)

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On Dec 19, 2014 1:26 PM, "Edith Fogarty" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Dear List,
>   I have a 5th grade student who is a wiz at coding using and
> the lightbots app.  His parents are planning on getting him an android (HP)
> tablet for Christmas and are looking for some good apps that he can use.  I
> would appreciate any suggestions you may have.
> Edith Fogarty
> Technology Integration Facilitator
> Bradford Elementary School
> 143 Fairground Rd
> Bradford, VT 05033
> 802.222.4077 x208
> 802.222.5196 fax
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