Installing Scratch at home

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If you have been learning Scratch at school or Coding Club and now want to create your own projects at home using your own personal computer… you can follow these steps to get started.

  1. Download Scratch to your personal computer from the official Scratch website and follow the links to Mac or Windows, depending on your operating system. Note that you need Scratch 2.
  2. When the download is completed, click on the downloaded file to open it and follow the installation instructions on your computer screen.
  3. Once the installation is completed, search for ‘Scratch’ on your computer and open the Scratch application.
  4. Hurray! You are ready to create your first Scratch program at home.