ScratchJr is available as a free app for iPads and Android tablets. Students snap together graphical programming blocks to make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. This site provides support and guidance for learners and

Additional details

Year band(s) 1-2
Content type Tools for learning
Format Apps
Core and overarching concepts Algorithms, Computational thinking, Implementation (programming)
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Follow and describe algorithms involving a sequence of steps, branching (decisions) and iteration (repetition)

Keywords Algorithms, Programming
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs The Arts, Mathematics

MIT Media Lab ScratchJr is a collaboration between the DevTech Research Group at Tufts University, the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, and the Playful Invention Company.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Tufts University. Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0.