Drawing Shapes in PictoBlox

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Lesson Details
How to draw lines in PictoBlox using the Pen extension? How to use the repeat block to make the script easy to debug?


  • Creating scripts to draw a rectangle, triangle, and circle on the Stage.
Classroom Bundle Used: STEM Classroom Bundle, STEM Mini Classroom Bundle
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Lesson Overview

In this activity, students will make scripts to draw a rectangle, triangle, and circle on the stage using pen extension.

Material Required

1 set of the following material per group of 3-5 students:

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Lesson Outline

Shapes - 10 minutes
  • What is the shape?
  • Most common shapes.
Setting up the stage - 10 minutes
  • Add the grid backdrop on the stage.
  • Add a pen sprite and edit the costume.
Pen extension - 5 minutes
  • Explore different blocks from the pen extension:
    • Pen down
    • Pen up 
    • Erase all
Activity 1: Making a square - 20 minutes
Activity 2: Making a triangle - 15 minutes

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