Stories and Games with Scratch

Goal: Scratch is an educational programming language and multimedia authoring tool that can be used to program interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community. This workshop will teach attendees how to get started with Scratch. Attendees will:

  • engage in design activities using sprites and blocks
  • show personal creativity by solving problems
  • share collaborations with other attendees

Duration: 3.5 hrs (2 sessions of 1.5 hrs with 30 mins break)

This can be adjusted to suit the audience.

Age Group: 8-14

Expenses: Optional donation to Devoxx4Kids USA organization


  • 1 laptop/desktop for every two (optimal) or three (works) attendees
  • Print out of Scratch Cards per laptop (will be shared before the workshop)
  • 1 volunteer per 3 laptops