Scratch Jr is an introductory programming language that encourages creativity and expression, enabling five- to seven-year-old children to create their own interactive projects through coding. It provide young children with opportunities to design, create, and express themselves. Using Scratch Jr, children can use the programming blocks to bring their characters to life.
Curriculum in Detail
Session#1: (16 hours)
Students will learn the basics of using ScratchJr, and make a dance party!
Animations – 4 activities
Students will create four small activities together, and then put all together to make a final animation.
Stories – 6 activities
Students will make their own stories by adding dialogue and new scenes to the animations. To make these stories come to life and play out like a movie!
Games – 5 activities
Students will learn how to make games. To make four different small games, and then use everything together to make one big game at the end.
Session#2: (16 hours)
Music and Sound
An extension to the Scratch Jr. Curriculum.