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Your sprite’s costume or appearance can show what a character is doing and how they feel in your story. There are many different ways to edit the costume of a sprite, like: Uploading a picture from your computer, Painting a new costume or, editing an existing costume Explore the editor tools to create a new look for your character.

Rename your costume so you can easily use it in your story.

In your program, add the “switch costume to” block to different times in your project to edit the look or actions of your characters.

Add more costumes, switch costume blocks, and dialogue to your program!

Test your code often to make sure the character appearances are in the right order.

Share your story and what you’ve programmed with a neighbor!

Choose an Add-On

Add Music to Your Story
Add a Third Character
Changing Backdrops
Costume Change


  1. Watch the introduction video.
  2. Open Scratch in a new tab.
  3. Add two characters.
  4. Add a backdrop.
  5. Sequence your conversation.