Young kids interest in 3D printing is growing at an amazing rate. It inspires the child much like legos, they imagine and then they create! There are many tools available to create 3D models, but most are to complicated for younger inventors. There are however new tools coming along that is perfect for the younger crowed, below is a list of programs I’ve found that will continually be updated.

Easy 3D Printing for Kids – Website List

123D Design
iOS Apps, PC or Mac and Online
http://www.123dapp.com/design

Mesh Mixer
PC or Mac
http://www.meshmixer.com

Project Shapeshifer
online only
http://shapeshifter.io/

Sculptris
PC or Mac
http://pixologic.com/sculptris/

Tool for optimizing your 3D model for printing
http://apps.123dapp.com/3dprint/install.html