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Welcome to the SCRATCH site!

Scratch is a new programming language that lets you create your own animations, games, and interactive art.

Scratch will be available for public release later this year.

Learn more about Scratch.

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Scratch is being developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten research group at the MIT Media Lab, in collaboration with KIDS research group at the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.

The Scratch project is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (Grant No. 0325828). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Scratch has also received funding from the Intel Foundation and the MIT Media Laboratory's Digital Life and Things That Think consortia.