What is Scratch?
Scratch is a visual programming language where you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations.
It helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab.
Take a sneak peek at what Scratch looks like !
Celebrating Scratch Day !
Scratch Day is a global network of events that celebrates Scratch. This year’s Scratch Day is May 14, 2016 and we are one of the 207 locations - and counting!
Scratch Day is a global network of events that celebrates Scratch — and the young people who code and create with it. During Scratch Day, kids and adults gather to share projects and learn from one another.
What is the age range for Scratch?
While Scratch is primarily designed for 8 to 16 year olds, it is also used by people of all ages, including younger children with their parents (Scratch Jr).
Why learn Scratch?
Scratch is a creative learning approach.
This workshop by Imagin8ors involves children and parents and is designed to develop your child's unique Imagination and Creativity through playing and tinkering. This builds a strong early foundation for Future Skills including Computational Thinking, Creative Problem Solving, Design Thinking, etc.
How is Scratch being used in real life?
Scratch is being used by students, scholars, teachers, and parents to easily create animations, games, etc. to provide a stepping stone to the more advanced world of computer programming.
It can also be used across a range of educational and entertainment purposes like math & science projects, visualizing experiments, animated presentations & stories, interactive art and music.