Minecraft Hour of Code Tutorials

Many languages | Modern browsers and tablets | Grades 2+

Minecraft: Hero’s Journey

Minecraft is back for the Hour of Code with a brand new activity! Journey through Minecraft with code.

Minecraft Designer

Program animals and other Minecraft creatures in your own version of Minecraft.

Minecraft Adventurer

Use code to take Alex or Steve on an adventure.

Don't have Internet? Download the offline version of Minecraft Adventurer.

Free Minecraft Hour of Code Camps at the Microsoft Store

Sign up for the free Minecraft Hour of Code workshops at Microsoft Stores in Australia, Canada, Puerto Rico or the US. Learn how coding is for everyone and combines creativity, problem solving and loads of fun.

Host a Minecraft Hour of Code Event

Ready to facilitate your own Hour of Code with Minecraft, but not sure where to start? Check out our on-demand webinar. You will learn best practices, access ready-to-go facilitator materials, and get a walk-through of the new Hero’s Journey tutorial from the Minecraft team. Get a head start on thinking through what you need to bring Hour of Code to young people during Computer Science Education week (December 4-10) and beyond.

Download facilitator quick start guide and PowerPoint presentations for younger and older students now.

Computer Science for Everyone: Beyond an Hour of Code at the Microsoft Store

No computer science experience required! Help ensure all youth can learn the valuable skills gained through computer science education. Join us at the Microsoft Store to engage in a free series of three, 1-hour workshops where you will experience coding in a fun and stress-free environment, become familiar with key computer science concepts, and get ready to lead an Hour of Code in your classroom or community. You got this! Sign up today.

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