Lesson 3: Making an animation

Children 'remix' an animation and make it their own by altering the program's code, following a set of challenges or suggested alterations to the animations

Learning Objectives

  • Programming an animation

  • Decomposing a project

  • Planning what needs to happen

  • Selecting the blocks to make that happen

Lesson Plan

Programming an animation
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Teacher Video: Making an animation

Presentation: Making an animation


Challenge answers
Coding blocks
Guidance on accessing Scratch
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Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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