As part of my sabbatical, I am sucking both of my children into the insanely addictive world of software development. Yesterday we had our first C# class. It was going along ok until I showed them WinForms. Then it all became something they could actually use. They were hooked. Kate created an application that uses a variety of controls to explain what 1337 (Leet) is and how it works. Zach is working on an app that let's people choose their favorite PC, PS2, Gamecube, XBOX, etc games. When they need to use a new control, they use the MSDN docs and figure it out.
This morning as I was taking the dog out for a walk Zach said to me, "Hey Dad, I'm writing code!"
He's hooked :)