Micro:bit introduction

Code Playground workbook   Level 1 activity

Project overview

This workbook will give you a basic introduction to coding with the micro:bit MakeCode editor. Make some simple projects to get to grips with this great tool. For this project you will need to access microbit.org.

More activities

The board game

What’s your favourite board game? In this session we bring traditional board games in to the coding world. Create our simple project or use it as a base to create your own version.

Buzz the buzzer challenge

Keep your character away from the walls of the maze to avoid the buzzer. We need your help to finish the project and create a high score table using your coding skills. Once completed, challenge your friends and family to see who is the best!

Whale escape

Ready to make a splash? This project, in partnership with ORCA, needs you to use ‘selection’ and ‘conditions’ to help our whales catch fish and avoid some man-made hazards. Click to watch the video, and for this project you will also need to access scratch.mit.edu

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