Education
(21,079 ratings)
Version: 1.2.12 (39)
Languages: de, hi, ja, nl
Package: org.scratchjr.android
23 downloads
23.84 MB (24,994,949 bytes)
Min: Android 5.0 (Lollipop, API 21)
Target: Android 10 (Q, API 29)
160, 480, 640dpi
Uploaded July 6, 2021 at 7:37PM UTC by HoldTheDoor

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* minor bug fixes

ScratchJr is an introductory programming language that enables young children (ages 5 and up) to create their own interactive stories and games. Children snap together graphical programming blocks to make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. Children can modify characters in the paint editor, add their own voices and sounds, even insert photos of themselves -- then use the programming blocks to make their characters come to life.

ScratchJr was inspired by the popular Scratch programming language (scratch.mit.edu), used by millions of young people (ages 8 and up) around the world. In creating ScratchJr, we redesigned the interface and programming language to make them developmentally appropriate for younger children, carefully designing features to match young children's cognitive, personal, social, and emotional development.

We see coding (or computer programming) as a new type of literacy. Just as writing helps you organize your thinking and express your ideas, the same is true for coding. In the past, coding was seen as too difficult for most people. But we think coding should be for everyone, just like writing.

As young children code with ScratchJr, they learn how to create and express themselves with the computer, not just to interact with it. In the process, children learn to solve problems and design projects, and they develop sequencing skills that are foundational for later academic success. They also use math and language in a meaningful and motivating context, supporting the development of early-childhood numeracy and literacy. With ScratchJr, children aren't just learning to code, they are coding to learn.

ScratchJr is a collaboration between the Developmental Technologies group at Tufts University, the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, and the Playful Invention Company. Two Sigma led the implementation of the Android version of ScratchJr. The graphics and illustrations for ScratchJr were created by HvingtQuatre Company and Sarah Thomson.

If you enjoy using this free app, please consider making a donation to the Scratch Foundation (www.scratchfoundation.org), a nonprofit organization that provides ongoing support for ScratchJr. We appreciate donations of all sizes, large and small.

This version of ScratchJr works only on tablets that are 7-inches or larger, and running Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) or higher.

Terms of Use: www.scratchjr.org/eula.html

This release comes in several variants (we currently have 2). Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

Variant
Arch
Version
DPI
1.2.12 BUNDLEAPK bundle with base APK and 7 splits 7 S7 splits
39
July 6, 2021
noarch
Android 5.0+
160-640dpi
1.2.12 APK
39
July 6, 2021
noarch
Android 5.0+
nodpi
Previous APKs for (160-640dpi) (Android 5.0+) variant
ScratchJr 1.3.0 (160-640dpi) (Android 5.0+) BUNDLEAPK bundle with base APK and 17 splits 17 S17 splits
January 4, 2022

Version:1.3.0(44) for Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

Uploaded:January 4, 2022 at 9:57PM UTC

File size:25.3 MB

Downloads:28

ScratchJr 1.2.13 (160-640dpi) (Android 5.0+) BUNDLEAPK bundle with base APK and 17 splits 17 S17 splits
August 3, 2021

Version:1.2.13(40) for Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

Uploaded:August 3, 2021 at 7:14PM UTC

File size:24.08 MB

Downloads:105

ScratchJr 1.2.12 (160-640dpi) (Android 5.0+) BUNDLEAPK bundle with base APK and 7 splits 7 S7 splits
July 6, 2021

Version:1.2.12(39) for Android 5.0+ (Lollipop, API 21)

Uploaded:July 6, 2021 at 7:37PM UTC

File size:23.84 MB

Downloads:23

All versions
January 4, 2022

Version:1.3.0

Uploaded:January 4, 2022 at 10:34PM UTC

File size:26.01 MB

Downloads:119

August 3, 2021

Version:1.2.13

Uploaded:August 3, 2021 at 7:14PM UTC

File size:24.75 MB

Downloads:380

Version:1.2.12

Uploaded:July 6, 2021 at 7:37PM UTC

File size:24.63 MB

Downloads:71

October 19, 2020

Version:1.2.11

Uploaded:October 19, 2020 at 3:05PM UTC

File size:25.03 MB

Downloads:430

April 23, 2020

Version:1.2.9

Uploaded:April 23, 2020 at 9:41PM UTC

File size:24.98 MB

Downloads:287

January 27, 2020

Version:1.2.8

Uploaded:January 27, 2020 at 5:16PM UTC

File size:24.97 MB

Downloads:237

November 1, 2019

Version:1.2.7

Uploaded:November 1, 2019 at 11:56AM UTC

File size:24.83 MB

Downloads:199

March 17, 2019

Version:1.2.6

Uploaded:March 17, 2019 at 7:14PM UTC

File size:25.03 MB

Downloads:641

October 23, 2017

Version:1.2.5

Uploaded:October 23, 2017 at 7:56AM UTC

File size:24.9 MB

Downloads:673

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