Create a conversation with Scratch by @letslrncomputng

Windows PC, Windows PC Computing Ages 7 to 9

This is a tutorial for creating a program using Scratch where two sprites (characters) talk. Students will use a combination of the say and wait blocks. The main programming concepts taught are to sequence an algorithm correctly and to debug a program.

This is a re-blog post originally posted by Todd Colwell  and published with kind permission.

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Optional challenge activities are:

  • Change the direction a sprite is facing
  • Import downloaded images as sprites
  • Include multiple backgrounds in the sequence
  • Add sound effects to the sequence
  • Add movement to sprites

Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. See

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