I experience frustration too with lots of technology - windows 7 felt so much more intuitive than Windows 10 which seems to have taken away control from the user by hiding things or renaming them. My car windows won’t work in heat because they are electronic now and no manual override. I tend to draw by hand rather than try to produce it onscreen- I don’t have the time or interest in refining my cad skills.
I used an educational coding program (Purplemash) with 9y olds who jumped right in and didn’t want to work through all the warm-up learning puzzles but did a few then went for the ‘free space’ to do their own projects. I let them (blind leading the blind). Golly did we all feel frustrated. I hadn’t realised, and The children couldn’t grasp, that they only had so much ‘freedom’ in the tools (coding). So they needed to know the little that was possible before they could think of a project that could be carried out within those parameters. When you have played a lot with Lego, you realise that you can only approximate a circle and that right angled shapes are easiest. You build accordingly and can do amazing sculptures with motivation and time.
Scratch still has limitations and specific ways of thinking have to be followed, but it is much more open than the program above.
But even more open is the skillset we already have, because we are familiar with it and can locate tools and know how to use them.
I find lots of children in classes feel this frustration too, and what I lament is the way school (UK) can’t allow enough time for kids who need it to build that familiarity with tools (physical, thought, coding, whatever).