Students are required to sign up to Scratch and have a Scratch account. This allows them to save their projects online in their profile. At home, they can show you their projects on your home computer.  This is how to sign up to Scratch with your account, follow the below steps.

Please note: An email address is required to sign up to Scratch. Only guardians can sign up minors to a platform with social features.

How to step by step

1. Go to the Scratch website.
2. Click on “Join Scratch” in the top navigation bar (top right corner)

image of the Scratch website with the top navigation bar and sprite characters cat and fish and alien.

3. Choose a username and password.

4. Provide your birth month and date, gender and country. These details will be kept private by the Scratch website.

5. Enter and confirm your email address.

6. Scratch will now send you an email to confirm your email address.

7. Log into your email account. Open the email from Scratch. Click on the orange
coloured button “Confirm my email address”.

Now, you are logged in. This is how to sign up to Scratch. Please bring your username and password to class. See you at Coding Kids.

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