Jump Into: Scratch Game Design (Ages 8–10)

Duration: 2 hours
Workshop8 - 10 Years

This is a two-hour workshop running at the Museums Discovery Centre.

Discover the potential of Scratch (MIT) and learn how to continue the creativity of Scratch at home. This workshop contains visual programming, creative arts, and performance skills. Learn how to animate sprites and use logic to create a simple game. Take your game home and turn it into a masterpiece. Find out how to engage with the larger Scratch community and learn from other Scratchers’ projects.

“Jump Into” workshops are a rapid introduction to a topic and can be built upon by attending our school holiday workshops. No parental supervision is required.

Please be sure to read our essential information for The Lab workshops.

Tickets

TypeNamePriceComment
Child$22
MAAS Member Child$20
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Plan Your Experience

All the information you need to plan your visit is available on the Museums Discovery Centre venue page, including:

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FAQs

What is Scratch?

Scratch is a visual coding language developed by MIT. It can be used to tell stories, make animations and develop games. It is fun and easy to use on an iPad and computer.

Where can I download Scratch?

Scratch can be accessed online, but can also be downloaded here: https://scratch.mit.edu/download

We don’t have experience with Scratch, can we still join in?

Yes, our educators will start with the very basic building blocks of the Scratch programming language.

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