Coding Ireland STEM Report 2024 Have Your Say
30 mins
180 points
What you need:
  • Computer/laptop
  • Minecraft Education Edition

First Minecraft Project

Create your first Minecraft coding project.

1 - Open Minecraft

Open up the Minecraft Education Edition app on your device.

2 - Create a new world

Follow these steps to create a new world that you can code in Minecraft:

  1. Click "Create New"
  2. Click "New"
  3. Choose the "Creative" option for the setting "Default Game Mode"
  4. Click "Play"

Your new world will take a few seconds to be created.

3 - First view and controls

When your world is created you can begin to move and and interact with it. To show or hide the controls press the letter H on your keyboard.

Take some time to move around and get used to the controls.

4 - Open the Code Builder

To open the Code Builder (the tool we use for creating code in Minecraft) just press the C button on your keyboard.

5 - Create a new project

To create a new project click on the "New Project" button, give your project a name such as "first project" and then click on the "Create" button.

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