Learn Coding Basics with Scratch

Become familiar with the Scratch interface & get started coding!

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 8 - 12

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

Has your kid ever wanted to learn coding?! Scratch is an amazing free online tool by Scratch Foundation and MIT Media Lab for children to learn coding that is simple and fun to use! You’ll learn how to use Scratch and make basic programs, simple animations and so much more. https://scratch.mit.edu

4 What Materials Do I Need?

The only materials needed will be a computer with internet access. We will be using Scratch, a free program created by MIT to teach coding.

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking

6 My Guide!

Hello, I'm Glenn. I have had a lifelong interest in science, technology, nature, math, building things, & much more. Perhaps what makes me unique is that when I dress as a mad scientist, my friends tell me it's not a costume. Hope to see you in my classes. Until then I need to work in my secret lab on my d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ ̶r̶a̶y̶ hamster maze.

I regret to admit that I have eaten a brain sandwich...