Explore Scratch

& Creative Computing

Scratch is a project-creation environment that motivates the personal expression of children, youth, and adults through coding of animations, games, stories, and other media.

Visit scratch.mit.edu or download the app version.

Activity 1:
Animate a Name

Motivate the expression of students’ personal interests and passions through an activity in which you can learn alongside them how to create an animation using Scratch.

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Tip

You can do a lot more with Scratch, even connecting your coding to the physical world.

Check the Scratch Resource Guide for Educators

and learn how to do that and lots more!

Remember to update Scratch to

version 3.0

Activity 2:
Make Music

Can you imagine coding a band or a single instrument using sounds and recording audios?  What will your students create to express their musical interests?

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Activity 3:
Animate a Character

What are your students’ favorite characters? Who do they admire? Organize an activity in which they will share and express their passions and dreams using Scratch.

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