Story challenge one: Name in lights - Barclays Code Playground

Level 1 challenge

For part one of our story challenge, we want to see your name in lights. Use your coding skills to use motion blocks and loops to animate your name, and even add some music! Let's get creative.  For this challenge you'll need to access the Scratch website at scratch.mit.edu and search 'Name in lights challenge'.

The challenge

Watch this short video to find out your next challenge. Use the Scratch website to complete the challenge and if you get stuck, check out our solution video.

Solution video

Watch this video to see one of the ways you can complete the coding challenge. You can use it to compare against your solution and also get some helpful tips if you’re stuck. 

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Look and feel

For part two of our story challenge, using the custom options to personalise your backdrop, character and audio.

Scratch tour

Watch this video to start your coding journey by getting a guided tour of Scratch.

Getting started

This video will show you basics of starting to code in Scratch. Get an introduction to the blocks and how they fit together to make things happen.

Any questions?

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