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If you wish to program the EV3 with Scratch, then check out this project on github: This software is a so-called helper app, that interfaces between the Scratch 2.0 offline editor and the Lego Mindstorms EV3. The EV3 must be booted from Lejos (, requires a ...


No, you can use only Scratch 2.0


I have used Scratch and I did use Lego Mindstorms. I would prefer Scratch because its easier to learn the codes and there is way more coding blocks. Just that its a bit harder to connect your robot to Scratch so just follow their instructions carefully. Hope this helped.


No. Bluetooth on the computer you are using is necessary but you don't need a wifi dongle for either your computer or the ev3. If you are using the EV3+Scratch extension on, all you need is the scratch x plugin and a computer with Bluetooth (or a bluetooth dongle). Here is a good article about how to set everything up.


On macOS, it is officialy supported, with the « New LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Home pre-release software for macOS ». I guess that will soon be the case on windows 🥳


Scratch for LEGO Mindstorms EV3 One way is to use the open-source online programming environment Open Roberta Lab: there is also a wiki included for detailed information. Or just google Open Roberta at wikipedia. Everything is for free.

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