Using Scratch in the Library

Download these Tips & Tricks to learn how to implement Scratch activities in your library. This guide includes:

  • A list of what you’ll need
  • Tips for choosing a theme
  • Ideas to run a library activity

Scratch is a website that teaches youth block coding.

Shopping List

Computers with internet access.  Laptops or desktops work and it does not matter if you have PC or a Mac.

Additional Resources

Here are some resources not included in the librarian’s guide that may be helpful for you:

STEM Connections

  • Coding
  • Computational Thinking

Implementation Ideas

  • Scratch Coding Cards
  • Remixing Games