Blockly Intro to micro:bit

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Created for Years 5-6

Duration: 2 weeks (4-6 hours)

Learn about the BBC micro:bit while creating your own virtual pet!

Learn how to program a BBC micro:bit using Blockly. No experience required. Learn the basics of programming in Blockly with our full BBC micro:bit simulator.

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Python Intro to micro:bit

Learn about the BBC micro:bit while creating your own virtual pet!

micro:bit Cheatsheet

A cheatsheet for how to do simple tasks on the micro:bit.

micro:bit Images Poster

A handy reference for all of the images you can quickly display on your micro:bit!