What you’ll learn
The Scratch App / Desktop 3 interface
Controlling sprite movement with keyboard pressed
Make one sprite chase another
Throwing and firing
Reacting to hits
Sprite costume control
Rewards and health
Advanced Pen tool skills
Be able to use a computer keyboard and mouse
Some previous experience of Scratch recommended
Help your child to learn how to code two new games, extend their knowledge and skills, then use what they have learnt to create their own games.
This course is designed for parents who want to re-direct their child’s natural enthusiasm for playing games into creating games and coding.
Students will learn essential techniques for creating action games including throwing and firing, interactive animation, chasing, rewards and health, and create a unique tree growing game in which the player must grow branches to allow circling birds to alight.
Our instructor is a qualified and experienced teacher who speaks clearly and precisely, leading the learner through the entire coding process. Each step is explained and demonstrated.
Your child will build confidence with Scratch, acquire essential games coding skills, and improve their creative, math and computational thinking skills.
Who this course is for:
- Parents who want to transform their children from players of games into creators
- Parents who want to give their children a head start in computer studies at school, further and higher eduction, and in the workplace
- Anyone who plays games and would like to learn how to create their own
- Beginner and intermediate coders who want to extend their skills