Scratch games coding for kids – Deeper into Scratch

Scratch games coding course for coders with some Scratch experience who want to improve their skills and knowledge

Help your child to learn how to code two new games, extend their knowledge and skills, then use what they have learnt to create their own games.

What you’ll learn

  • The Scratch App / Desktop 3 interface.
  • Controlling sprite movement with keyboard pressed.
  • Basic AI.
  • Make one sprite chase another.
  • Throwing and firing.
  • Reacting to hits.
  • Sprite costume control.
  • Rewards and health.
  • Advanced Pen tool skills.
  • Continuous motion.

Course Content

  • For parents –> 2 lectures • 8min.
  • Coding the Girl vs Witch game –> 5 lectures • 1hr 7min.
  • Coding the Grow a Tree game –> 4 lectures • 1hr 5min.

Scratch games coding for kids - Deeper into Scratch

Requirements

  • Be able to use a computer keyboard and mouse.
  • Some previous experience of Scratch recommended.

Help your child to learn how to code two new games, extend their knowledge and skills, then use what they have learnt to create their own games.

This course is designed for parents who want to re-direct their child’s natural enthusiasm for playing games into creating games and coding.

Students will learn essential techniques for creating action games including throwing and firing, interactive animation, chasing, rewards and health, and create a unique tree growing game in which the player must grow branches to allow circling birds to alight.

Our instructor is a qualified and experienced teacher who speaks clearly and precisely, leading the learner through the entire coding process. Each step is explained and demonstrated.

Your child will build confidence with Scratch, acquire essential games coding skills, and improve their creative, math and computational thinking skills.