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Barclays Code Playground

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Code lets us speak to computers. And, more importantly, tell them what to do. Sound like fun? At Code Playground, we’ll get you talking their language in no time. Just pick one of our exciting challenges to get started.

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Bonjour little fish

Hello, Hola, Ciao, Guten Tag and Shikamoo! This project helps to introduce extensions in Scratch by creating a simple language helper. Code along with our Code Playground Live video to create a fun project that will even talk to you. Click here to watch the video, and for this project you will also need to access scratch.mit.edu

Making melodies

Music was our first love. It can be yours too with this fun session to help introduce music into your Scratch coding. Code along to create a simple melody and as well as learning how to create your own tunes as well. Click here to watch the video, and for this project you will also need to access scratch.mit.edu

Balloon pop

You can star in your own computer game using video sensing in Scratch. Code along with this project to learn the basics of how to use your webcam to control your sprites and projects. Click here to watch the video, and for this project you will also need to access scratch.mit.edu

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Don’t code alone. Join one of our fun YouTube sessions. We’ll walk you through the simple step-by-step instructions, and have you coding with confidence in no time. 

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