Creative Coding with Micro:Bit

Half-term fun at Storyhouse! Running from
Last event: Wednesday 20 February at 3.30pm
  • £20 per child
  • Garret Theatre

Part of: Half-Term Activities

Interested in coding, programming or electronic?

This two-hour fun, creative and hands-on coding with Micro:Bit workshop is the perfect activity to get you to discover and show off your creative coding talents.

You will discover the techniques and tools required to program a Micro:Bit. You will learn the process of planning, coding, flashing and running your own program. We use a free online coding platform so you can continue the fun at home.

Who is this course for:

We suggest a minimum age of 8 for this workshop. If you’re not quite old enough why not see if an adult up can stay and help you during the session.

What you’ll learn:

– What a Micro:Bit is.
– How a Micro:Bit Functions. (What it can do)
– Introduce coding mentality. (Problem Solving, Bug Fixing, Testing etc)
– How to use block-based coding.
– Writing code and making programs.
– How to flash(Upload) code to Micro:Bits
– Beta Testing Micro:Bit programs (playing with code on Micro:Bit)

What you will leave with:

As well as leaving with your new found knowledge and skills, you will receive a certificate and pin badge that shows you have successfully completed this workshop and you are a certified MakoCreater.

Equipment you’ll need:

All equipment will be provided on the day, you just need to bring yourself.

Certificate:

8+

Duration

Approx 120 mins

Festival Half-Term Activities
Storyhouse

Storyhouse will be filled with activities this February half-term for young creative minds!