Write a story for a young child (perhaps a child you know?)
Think about who the main character is – maybe it can be an adventure of a toy somewhere?
Write the story and draw a storyboard to plan how your book will look.
Take photos or create graphics for the pages.
Use the vector editor in aviary.com to alter your text to make it more fun.
Use Blurb.com software to create your book and get an online version of your book that can put onto a website or blog. You could even buy your book to get a copy you can read to any young children you know.
Plan a Scratch game using a Lego WeDo tilt sensor (which can be used to move a character) and a light sensor (which can be used as a button)
Make your New Year’s resolution learning to code. Sign up on Code Year to get a new interactive programming lesson sent to you each week and you’ll be building apps and web sites before you know it.
Create a character for a film. Think about if they are a good or bad character? What do they look like? What do they like and dislike? How will they move and talk and sit? What is their name? What will they wear?
Have a look at this character generator for ideas
Draw your character.
Design the background for a level of a platform game. Think about where the sprite will start and end. What obstacles will the player overcome in the level?
Create a character for a computer game. Think about if they are a good or bad character? What do they look like? How will they move? What is their name?
Have a look at this list of the 50 Greatest Video Game Characters for ideas
Draw your character.
Open up Firefox or Chrome (not Internet Explorer)
Go to Aviary.com then select Advanced tools and Music Creator.
Alternatively go to www.clubcreate.com Remix Studio (Thanks Lewin!)
Make your soundtrack (and make it better than mine!)
Plan out a random film:
Now that you have some elements for your film, write the plot for your film. Try to write the script and storyboard a scene from your random film.
Have you finished your Jumpman game? Have you tried tweaking how many points you get at the start or tried making Jumpman jump higher?
If so, then why not try to use the skills and code you’ve learned with Jumpman to make a different game?
Instead of jumpman skateboarding he could be scuba-diving and avoiding sharks….
…Or Jumpman could be in a plane avoiding storm clouds…
…Or a hot air balloon avoiding pointy flying objects…
…or a tank avoiding mines…
…or something else completely different!
There are lousy posters up in the room promoting this Challenges website. Can you make better posters?
The text could be similar:
Finished all of your Digital Media Computing class work??
Try an EXTRA CHALLENGE!!
Go to bit.ly/dmcchallenges
to accept the challenge