Get coding and build your own computer games with this simple visual guide, which makes coding for kids a doddle. Just follow the numbered steps to build eight crazy games with the Scratch programming language. Create single and multiplayer games, platformers, mazes, brainteasers, races, and more. All you need is a desktop or laptop computer and an internet connection to download Scratch. Essential coding and computer science concepts are explained along the way as you build, test, and customize each game. As well as teaching beginners how to code in Scratch, the book supports STEM education goals by showing readers how to plan and design projects, test and improve prototypes, reason logically, communicate ideas, and think creatively - all while creating games to play with friends and family. DK's computer coding books are full of fun exercises with expert guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.