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First steps

Get creative

Now you’ve started, you can really get creative with your micro:bit

Using built-in features like the buttons, LED display which also can work as a light sensor, movement and temperature sensors, compass and radio communication between micro:bits you can create animations, night-lights, step counters, simple games, thermometers and more. Add a few inexpensive accessories like crocodile clip leads, headphones, aluminium foil and cardboard and you can do even more.

Watch the video to find out more, then start your micro:bit adventure by exploring our introductory sets of projects on LEDs & buttons, Sensors and Radio & pins.