Introduction to Programming for Kids

Learn to program by writing your first fun game in Scratch and launch your new money making career


Course in English

  • 30 days Money Back Guarantee

  • Certificate of Completion

  • More than 1 hour of content

  • Additional Material

  • Lifetime

Teacher: Craig Blewett



  • Register an account in Scratch
  • Understand the code building blocks of Scratch
  • Use motion sensors to track movement
  • Use controls to make decisions in programs
  • Use the Pen operator to add some fun
  • Employ sound code blocks in a game
  • Adding additional Sprites with controls and sensing
  • Using randomization in games
  • Using tracking and recorded sound effects in the game
  • Creating and using variables
  • Using mathematical operators for control
  • Sharing a game

Instructional level



  • There are no prerequisites beyond being keen to learn to program and have fun!

Who should take this online course

This course is specifically designed for beginners who want to learn to program, especially children, teenagers, university students…oh yes, and those more mature and looking for a change of direction and some money! In a unique way you will learn to program from scratch in MIT’s Scratch programming environment.