You are just one step away from learning how to code with the BBC Microbit! So, grab your big box of coding and see below for videos for each activity. Alternatively you can click here for written instructions. Video tutorials can be used alongside the instruction manual or on their own. If you have any problems with any of the activities, just email and we will be happy to help. – Unboxing the Microbit and showing how to connect the battery pack
Activity 1 and 2 –  Getting started and programming the buttons – Extra help if you are struggling to move the file over to your Microbit – Activity 3 – Making a simple animation – Activity 4 and 5 – Making a more complex animation and using looping commands – Activity 6 – Make a light meter – Activity 7 – Make a night light – TIP: When making your night light, make sure your Microbit is on a flat surface and that you have electric lights switched on overhead to really get the best effect. When using light coming from the side (e.g. the window) the Microbit tends to cast a shadow over itself if it is tilted slightly away from the window and may cause your light to come on when you don’t want it to. Activity 8 – Make a thermometer Activity 9 – Making a step counter – Activity 10 – Making a compass – A bit of extra help calibrating the compass – BONUS EXPERIMENT – Making a rock, paper, scissors game – Activity 11 – Making a reaction game – Activity 12 – Making a wire following game Programming the game – Setting up the game – Playing the game – Activity 13 – Connecting your speaker. Connecting your speaker – Make sure you read this before moving onto the first coding project. Activity 14 – Composing a tune – Activity 15 – Making a tug of war game – Activity 16 – Making a circuit with a breadboard – Before you do anything, read these instructions and learn how to use your breadboard to connect your LED to your Microbit. Activity 17 – Making the primary colours of light – If your circuit isn’t working, watch this troubleshooting video to find out what may have gone wrong. If it’s still not working, send us an email to and we will help you out! Activity 18 – Making the secondary colours of light – Activity 19 – Making more colours – Activity 20 and 21 – Making a random light generator and generating the colour code – Activity 22 – Making a flashing light –
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