In this ScratchJr project, I will show you how to light (and blow out ?) candles on a virtual ScratchJr birthday cake! You will learn how to creatively edit existing characters and backgrounds.Read more
ScratchJr Christmas projects ideas
Looking for creative ScratchJr Christmas projects ideas? We’ve got two! Learn how to create a decorated Christmas tree or dress up as Santa Claus!Read more
Christmas flavored offline coding activities
Put your youngest students in a festive mood and let them play with our Christmas offline coding exercises! Students will practice combining basic motion blocks into scripts. These are simple coding puzzles, ideal for beginners.Read more
What time is it? – The ScratchJr turn blocks matching game
This exercise is a great way to practice telling time and reading a clock! Connect clocks on the left with corresponding clocks on the right. The ScratchJr turn block defines how much the hand of the clock rotates.Read more
Numbers and motion blocks – the digital watch activity
This „match and connect” activity will let your students practice numbers and ScratchJr motion blocks. Each route is one digit from the digital watch. Analyze the scripts carefully to decode the digits!Read more
How to create a simple timer in ScratchJr?
ScratchJr games become a lot more fun, challenging (and addictive ?) when we introduce the timing element! Learn how to create a simple timer and start counting down!Read more
How to share ScratchJr projects (and what if it does not work on Android) ?
How to share ScratchJr projects? It is a common problem that the imported ScratchJr project does not show up. Fortunately, there is a simple workaround that usually helps!Read more
Is it possible to use variables in ScratchJr?
In this post you will learn how to work around the fact that there are no build-in variables in ScratchJr. We’ll create a counter that presents it’s “current value” and we’ll also simulate a conditional statement “If a variable value is x, then do something…”Read more
“Spin that turkey!” The ScratchJr Thanksgiving Bingo game
This Thanksgiving ScratchJr game is a great fun for the whole family! You’ll have a blast creating the spinning turkey animation and then playing the Bingo game!Read more
ScratchJr scripts with loops. A matching game worksheet
A simple matching activity to practice loops in ScratchJr. There are five scripts on a worksheet, each script contains loops. Your pupils’ goal is to connect each script with a relevant route.Read more