Create a Story Activity Guide

Creating a story is a great way to engage students in a topic. This plan shows how to offer a one-hour class or workshop on this theme.

See an overview of this workshop in action!


10 minutes

First, gather as a group to introduce the theme and spark ideas.
Show a couple of examples for inspiration.


40 minutes

Spend most of the time helping support students creating projects. Here are two resources students can use.

Create a Story Tutorial

Students can use the Create a Story tutorial on Scratch.


Create a Story Cards

Print these coding cards for students to use.


10 minutes

To conclude, encourage students to share projects and reflect.
Share in small groups, with the whole class, or on the Scratch website.

Create a Story Educator Guide

To plan your class or workshop, download the Create a Story Educator Guide.