Getting Started with Scratch 3.0

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What is Scratch?

Scratch is a programming language developed by the folks over at MIT. It is a great way to introduce students into computer programming. Scratch uses a graphical interface which makes it fun and simple to learn real programming concepts. The platform is well documented and there are hundreds of tutorials showcasing all the different things you can do in Scratch.


Scratch is intended to be easy enough for anyone of any age to pick up. Anyone wanting to learn how to program can easily create an account and start learning how to code. Coding is such a powerful skill to learn, and for many software engineers, their first line of code is written in Scratch.

Scratch is ideal for the following individuals:

  • Parents
  • Educators
  • Students

Anyone can learn how to code. This tutorial is going to walk you through all the steps required to get your very own Scratch account.

What You Need Before Getting Started:

  • Working computer with internet access.
  • A parent or adult, if under the age of 13.

What you’ll learn:

How to create your personal Scratch Account.

Scratch 3.0 Account Creation

1. Go to to create your account.

2. Click on Join Scratch or Join.

3. Provide a Username and Password.

Click Next to go to the next page.

4. Provide the Country you live in.

5. Provide your birth month and year.


6. Provide your Gender.

7. Finally, provide your email.

Welcome to Scratch!

And that’s it. you are now ready for the next part which is to create your first Scratch project!

For a full video tutorial, please check out our video below! Please consider subscribing and liking our video!! Don’t forget to share with your friends and family!


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