Surprising how many CAD programs there out there right now, right? Most I have never heard of but I trust each one has fervent users that will tell us how well their modeling skills were corresponded by the software, besides how easy (or difficult) would be for a child getting used to.
While on the subject, I believe everyone possesses amazing skills to develop. Some of the skills I’m talking about should be built up since an early age, when your creativity is on top of your brain and have the time to ‘play’ with it with not many responsibilities around. Thinking about the positive results over time, there have been launched different CAD programs for kids, where little thinkers can create, revise and express their ideas in 2D, and why not? Export them as 3D printable models like everyone else involved in 3dprinting, just having in mind all objects need support on overhanging parts to be 3D printed. 13 of these CAD programs are gonna be quickly described and listed in popularity order, although rating qualities are up to other facts, such as age range, availability, and intuitiveness.
Advantages and disadvantages plus a little information come with each CAD here so you can easily recognize which one goes the best for your creativity. I had to turn my attention into community’s thoughts based on their experience then I could give a reliable opinion on each program.
Actually many of these might be familiar to you as you might had already worked with them, and if you go through you will realize not all of them were intended to be used by children in first place but its fast interface familiarization and manageable tools –which is one of the most valuables qualities when a fast done work is needed– put them here: