How to Use Scratch

Download Scratch and register for a free account at:  http://scratch.mit.edu/

Read the Getting Started Guide

To learn the basics of the game, use Scratch cards.  Scratch cards provide a quick way to learn new Scratch code. The front of the card shows what you can do; the back shows how to do it.

To learn what each block (command) does click here.

Directions for how  to create a simple Scratch game.




Click the player below to watch a video screencast about how to use Scratch to create a simple animation.



The animation created in the above tutorial is available below.