Arun- Raj, I am sure you have heard a story about “The Lion and the Mouse”.
Raj- Yes, Arun. But why are you asking this?
Arun- Because we will animate that story using Scratch.
Raj- Oh great! Let’s start.
Arun- We have to follow the following steps.
Step1: Click on paint a sprite and write the title of the story.
Step 2: Code the title sprite by dragging out the blocks and snap them together.
Step 3: Choose a Lion sprite from the sprite library.
Step 4: Drag out the blocks and snap them together in Lion’s scripting area.
Step 5: Click on paint a sprite.
Step 6: Code this sprite by dragging out the blocks and snap them together.
Raj- Why to make an empty sprite?
Arun- This sprite is use for narration of story, we only code here the narration part of the story.
Arun- Now move to the next step.
Step 7: Again, choose the lion sprite.
Step 8: Open the costume of the sprite and edit the lion as sleeping lion.
Step 9: Code the sprite by snapping these blocks together.
Step 10: Now choose a backdrop from the backdrop library, let’s say “woods”.
Step 11: Code the backdrop.
Step 12: Choose another sprite “ mouse” from the sprite library.
Step 13: Code the sprite as shown.
Step 14: Now upload a sprite of Hunter.
Step 15: Code the sprite Hunter.
Step 16: Click on paint a sprite.
Step 17: Draw a net in the painting area.
Step 18: Code the net sprite.
Step 19: Copy the previous net sprite and click on the paint a sprite and paste the net sprite. With the help of eraser, erase some part of net.
Step 20: Code this sprite.
Step 21: Again, add a new sprite by clicking on the paint a sprite.
Step 22: Write ‘The End’. In the painting area.
Step 23: Code the new sprite.
Step 24: Click on the green flag.
Raj- The story narration was amazing.
Arun- See how simple it is to create a story in Scratch. Similarly, you can animate so many stories using this platform.