Scratch is a software program that helps children and young people learn how to make computer animations and games.
Please open this scratch link to see the 2 videos describing what can be achieved.
Also open this you tube link to see an example.
Another interesting benefit is that on 17 April 2012 BBC news reported the plan of the use of the Scratch program in primary schools. Open BBC news link to find out more.
This is a plan supported by the education secretary - read the guardian news link for further information.