To get Scratch, follow the Scratch Download Instructions.

What can my child learn from Scratch? See Learning with Scratch

For alternatives to Scratch, check out Mark Verber’s page on researching the different (free) technologies available to teach kids to program.

Questions to ask your kids after the class:

  • Are you interested in downloading Scratch at home?
  • Could you show me how to…..
    • bounce a ball around the screen
    • make a character that talks
  • What kind of video game or story would you like to make?
  • What is the most important part of your game?

Download the parent letter here (På svenska)
Download the ‘Getting Started with Scratch’ here (På Svenska)