Scratch for kids for dummies

by Breen, Derek,

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Scratch is a fast, fun, and easy way to get started in computer science

Do you want to make cool games, impressive animations, and become an all-around Scratch super star? You've come to the right place! Packed with full-color photos and easy-to-follow instructions, Scratch For Kids For Dummies makes it easy to get started--even if you've never attempted computer programming or coding. Inside, you'll find out how to design and develop your own games, create amazing animations, interact with the online Scratch community, and much more!

There's no doubting that Scratch is fun, but it also helps you learn to think creatively, reason symmetrically, and work collaboratively--essential skills for life in the 21st century. Best of all, the software is completely free and runs right in your web browser! With the help of this down-to-earth and friendly guide, you'll quickly discover how to choose from a library of characters, backgrounds, and props, draw your own options, and open another user's project, modify it, and publish it online--all with the click of a button.

Create games, stories, and animations Learn programming Share your projects with the Scratch community Participate in the Scratch forums

If you're looking to make the most of MIT's Scratch software but don't quite know where to start, everything you need to try your hand at this popular multimedia programming tool is right here. So what are you waiting for?

Become a Scratch designer. Getting started with Scratch
Create your own comics
Design Scratch animals
Build vector robots
Digital collages
Become a Scratch animator. Animation essentials
Animate great characters
Location, location, location
Sounds good to me
Lights, camera, ACTION!
Become a Scratch game developer. Design a classic videogame
Super snake
A-Maze-ing game
Attacking the clones
Game not over!

Additional Information
Series --For dummies.
Subjects Scratch (Computer program language)
Computer games -- Programming -- Juvenile literature.
Computer games -- Design -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Hoboken, NJ :2015
Other Titles Scratch for kids
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description viii, 371 pages : illustrations (some color), charts ; 23 cm.
ISBN 9781119014874
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