Friday, December 4, 2015

Scratch Jr. gets a fun character update ready for hour of code.

Use your favorite PBS characters to make your own stories with Scratch Jr.
Apps for content creation on a tablets are rare which is one of the reasons I love Scratch Jr.
I've mentioned it before it's so easy even your 4 year old can have fun, and with very little parent help because it's fully icon based for use by pre-readers.   This new release with PBS characters could be a good way to get their interest started.   Scratch Jr teaches sequencing and interaction events but everything is very immediately connected which keeps need for abstract thinking to a minimum, and no math needed.   If your looking for a super easy square one place to begin this is it.

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