Kinect2Scratch comes to CoderDojo Dun Laoghaire

Stephen Howell, Computing lecturer with the Institute of Technology in Tallaght visited us on Wednesday 29 May to show how the Microsoft Kinect can be programmed with Scratch.  [Photos below].  It was a fascinating evening for everyone, including parents!

Kinect2Scratch was developed by Stephen Howell. It is available at

To get an idea of what Stephen does, have a look at any of these videos:

Kinect2Scratch at GAME : THE FUTURE OF PLAY

Scratch and Kinect

Stephen Howell — Teaching kids to program using Scratch and the Kinect

Here are a few photos from the evening, as you can see, it was very “hands on”!

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