Scratch Coding for Kids

Course Information:

This course is online and self-paced with auto-graded quizzes and tests. It is specifically designed for youth ages 6+ or K-5th grade assuming no prior knowledge.

Students may use any pc with an internet connection and a web browser including Mac, Windows, or Chromebooks. Students will follow the online lesson tutorials. They will learn scratch coding concepts such as sprites, bitmaps, vectors, events, motion, animation, if statements, loops, broadcasts, variables and much more.

We encourage students to use the live chat support for any questions that they may have along the way.  See the syllabus here.

Course Highlights:

  • Learn coding logic through MIT’s scratch program
  • Designed for kids ages 6 – 11
  • Fun interactive videos teaching coding, images, and animations
  • Live mentor chat support Mon – Fri
  • Six full lesson modules with videos, projects and quizzes

Course Description:

This course walks kids through MIT’s scratch coding program giving them experience using all the different tools. They’ll have fun learning about different blocks and how to come together creating a game or animation.

There are in total 6 lesson modules each with their own project and quizzes. Each module focuses on a different skill teaching them computer logic and preparing them for future courses. 

Scratch is used all over the world, it’s a great program for kids to get their first exposure to coding.  This course gives them direction and purpose as they explore the world of computer science.