In this activity we will be making the dragon to move across the screen and dance. Good luck, have fun!

Download the Building Instructions Guide Below

Link to Building Guide


What you will be learning in this Lesson?

In the above Scratch Activity you will be exploring the below concepts in detail

Developing a game in Scratch Jr

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Young children will be introduced to Scratch Jr. This is a programming language that enables children to create games. It consists of programming blocks that are put together so that they make a character move, jump, dance or sing.

Sprites and Scripts

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A sprite is an object that performs actions in a project.

Scripts are blocks used to give instructions to a sprite. This is done by snapping blocks together in the scripts area.

 

Introduction to sprite animation (movement)

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We will learn how a sprite can be made to move. The dragon sprite will move around the screen forever. This movement is done by adding blocks to the dragon sprite.