Introduction to Variables

Variables blocks are the blocks that hold variables and lists. The variable blocks are color-coded orange, and the list blocks are color-coded dark red. There are 5 Variables blocks and 11 list blocks in Scratch 3.0.

Scratch 3.0 has the following four Variables Stack blocks:

  • — Sets the specified variable to the amount.

  • — Changes the specified variable by the amount.

  • — Shows the variable’s Stage Monitor.

  • — Hides the variable’s Stage Monitor.

Scratch 3.0 has the following Variables Reporter block:

  • — The variable’s value.