Project 1: English Language “Elephant circus story”

Updated: Dec 3, 2021

This project is an animation story. There are three elephants and one ring master. First screen Introduce the story. Second screen shows elephant circus. Third screen there is conversation between ring master and another visitor. Forth screen moral of the story.


You should be familiar with below coding blocks, backdrops, and sprites

1. Add/change new backdrops

2. Add/change new sprites

3. Familiar with looks blocks, event blocks and control blocks

Step 1: Imagine the project

This is only a sample. You can imagine different way for the same story. Sky is the limit for your imagination.

Step 2: Design the project

For stories you can use story boards to design.

For this story we are going to use backdrops as well as sprites and code blocks.

1. Decide the backdrops you want to have it. In our case we have 4 back drops

2. Decide the sprites you want to have it. In our case 5 sprites

3. Decide what are the main animations you want to do it. In our case changing costumes for elephants and changing backdrops for each scene

4. How you control the screen changes. In our case we are using waiting time to control.

5. Decide what are the blocks you want to use. In our case Looks blocks and control blocks

Step 3: Prepare coding cards

For this please refer the scratch site - to get idea.

Step 4: Start to develop the code

Step 4.1: Go to and sign in with your username and password.

Step 4.2: Click on create and go to scratch editor

Step 4.3: Give the name to the project

Step 4.4: By default, cat is the sprite. Select that and delete.

Step 4.4: By default, white color is the backdrop, add new backdrop spotlight and then delete the default one.

Step 4.5: Customize the backdrop by adding a text as below

Step 4.6: Add another backdrop same Spotlight

Step 4.7: Add 3rd backdrop named Woods

Step 4.8: Add 4th backdrop named spotlight and customize as below. Add text

Step 4.9: Add first sprite elephant

Step 4.10: Add 2 more elephant sprite

Step 4.11 Download ring master image from google and add using upload from computer

Step 4.12 Add another sprite called “Abby”

Step 4.13: Write the below code for backdrop

Step 4.14: Write the below code for each Elephant

Step 15: Write the below code for ring master sprite

Step 16: Test and fine tune the wait time


You can remix this project and make your own.

Scratch Link

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