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Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids (Second Edition)

By : Daniel Leonard Bates
Book Image

Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids (Second Edition)

By: Daniel Leonard Bates

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)


In this chapter, we will use Scratch to create our animation. Scratch is a programming language that has been specially designed so that you can make animations and games with ease. Version 1.4 of Scratch is pre-installed with the Raspbian OS but is also available on other computers. You can download it from if you ever want to run your programs away from your Raspberry Pi. Start up Scratch by opening Menu at the top of the screen, and navigating to Programming, and then Scratch.


Downloading the example code

You can download the example code files from your account at for all the Packt Publishing books you have purchased. If you purchased this book elsewhere, you can visit and register to have the files e-mailed directly to you.

The following screenshot shows the layout of Scratch:

The following are its main sections. I'll mention the names of these sections throughout the next two chapters, so you might...