A project-filled introduction to coding that shows kids how to build programs by making cool games.
Scratch, the colorful drag-and-drop programming language, is used by millions of first-time learners worldwide. Scratch 3 features an updated interface, new programming blocks, and the ability to run on tablets and smartphones, so you can learn how to code on the go.
In Scratch 3 Programming Playground, you'll learn to code by making cool games. Get ready to destroy asteroids, shoot hoops, and slice and dice fruit! Each game includes easy-to-follow instructions with full-color images, review questions, and creative coding challenges to make the game your own. Want to add more levels or a cheat code? No problem, just write some code.
You'll learn to make games like:
Maze Runner: escape the maze!Snaaaaaake: gobble apples and avoid your own tailAsteroid Breaker: smash space rocksFruit Slicer: a Fruit Ninja cloneBrick Breaker: a remake of Breakout, the brick-breaking classicPlatformer: a game inspired by Super Mario Bros
Learning how to program shouldn't be dry and dreary. With Scratch 3 Programming Playground, you'll make a game of it!
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