Scratch Help

Scratch Guides

Here are some guides to help you learn Scratch:
Getting Started Guide

This step-by-step guide (PDF) provides an easy introduction to Scratch.

Download the English version.

Scratch Cards

Each of these cards shows something you can do in Scratch.

Video Tutorials

These videos include tips on using the paint editor, and introduce how to program games and animations in Scratch.

Explore the Scratch Community

Explore projects and studios Scratchers are making

Search for projects about:

Introduce yourself in the Scratch forums

Click on any profile or studio to receive updates

What is Scratch?


An online community for educators using Scratch, with stories, discussions, and resources, such as the Scratch curriculum guide.

Scratch Wiki

The Scratch Wiki contains a wide variety of articles by Scratchers for Scratchers, including advanced topics and tutorials.

Scratch 2 Offline Editor

Download the Scratch 2 offline editor.

Scratch 1.4 Download

Links and information on the previous version of Scratch.

Scratch Statistics

Explore up-to-date statistics about the Scratch online community.

Scratch and the Physical World

Connect your Scratch projects to the physical world with MaKey MaKey, LEGO WeDo, or PicoBoard.

Scratch Logo

Access the Scratch logo and other media files.