Creative Coding With ScratchJr From PBS KIDS

Posted on Aug 1, 2022

PBS KIDS ScratchJr helps kids craft their own interactive stories and games featuring their favorite PBS KIDS characters via coding! Children can make their own games and animations by snapping together colorful programming blocks. The storytelling possibilities are endless with this creative coding app.

Creative coding helps engage young people in design while teaching computational thinking skills that are foundational for later academic success.

Download the free app here

Geared for children ages 5-8

Pick your favorite PBS KIDS show to code with below.
Each show's activity can be done in the app or screen-free with a downloadable PDF.

Peg + Cat - Tree Problem

Wild Kratts - Creature Powers

Odd Squad - Something Odd

Ready Jet Go! - Space Exploration

Nature Cat - How Plants Grow

Word Girl - Becky's Choice

OR PBS KIDS Character Mash-Up

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