Marty Scratch

Scratch is the easiest way to program your Marty.  Before you start this, make sure you've been through the Getting Started guides.

If you're looking for lesson plans and loads more Scratch activities have a look at our educational resources!

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Get Started with Scratch

intro to marty scratch

How to get Marty working in Scratch. Go here first!

introducing Scratch 3 for Marty

Details on our new Scratch 3 Beta extension for Marty

Scratch Activities and Examples

A Sense of Touch

A Sense of TouchLearn to add and use bump switches with MartyIntroduction You will find out how to add bump switches to your Marty and how to use them in different ways such as avoiding obstacles and knowing when to kick a football!How do you connect bump switches to Marty? How do you use them? […]

Teach Marty to Walk

Teach Marty to WalkLearn to break down commands by teaching Marty how to walk!Introduction Using Scratch 3, you will code Marty walking without using the built in command. You will need to think about how different parts of Marty’s body need to move to step right and left. You will progress from writing simple code […]

Egg and Spoon Race

Egg and Spoon Race Get crafty and help Marty carry an egg quickly but without dropping it to win a race!Introduction The egg and spoon race has been around for decades now, but this activity updates it with a modern twist! Instead of carrying the egg and spoon yourself, you must train Marty to complete […]

Going over the Edge

GOING over the edge Learn how to give Marty the ability to sense where the edge of the table isIntroduction We introduced bump switches in Activity 8 and gave a brief overview of some of their possible uses. In this activity we will detail how bump switches can be used to stop your Marty from […]

Winter Olympics: Skiing Marty

Winter Olympics: Skiing MartyDesign and build a pair of robot skis then code Marty to become a cross country skiing robotIntroduction You will design and build a suitable pair of robot skis for Marty then you will breakdown the individual movements needed to make Marty slide along a surface. Finally, you will use Scratch 3 […]

Marty's Super Speed Investigation

Marty’s Super Speed InvestigationWho would win in a Marty race? Get Marty on a starting line, write code for a countdown timer, investigate how far Marty moves in this time then get super speedy with Marty…ready…steady…GO!!!Introduction What is the fastest way for Marty to move? Walking forward? Sliding sideways? Using Scratch 3, you will code […]

Marty's Winter Wipeout

Using bump switches, code Marty to take on a Winter Wipeout obstacle course of your own design!

Marty's Perfect Parking

Problems parking? Code Marty with a distance sensor using Scratch 3 to help you out and guide your way to perfect parking!

Going Fishing with Marty

You can tell Marty when to pull the fishing rod out of the water to catch some fish using the built-in force sensors!

Marty Handshake

Use the built-in force sensors to create a secret handshake with your Marty