Draw a square (with a loop)

Challenge Level: Beginner

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to:


Write a program that draws a square, starting from point x:0, y:0, with its sides equal to 100 steps. You must use a repeat loop for this challenge.

Testing examples:

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What it should look like

Click on the green flag to see the expected output of your program.

Recommended blocks
when green flag clicked

pen down

pen up
go to x: (0) y: (0)

move (100) steps

turn cw (90) degrees
repeat (4)

wait (1) secs
  • A square has four equal sides and four equal angles (90-degree angles, or right angles).

  • Block wait () secs waits specified number of seconds, then continues with next block. To be able to see each sides of the square being drawn, use the wait block after turning each angle.

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Extra Challenge

Extra challenge #1: Write a program that takes the length of a side of a square as the input, draws the square with the given side and displays its perimeter as the output.