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Design challenge

Health and wellbeing

Sciences | MakeCode | 7-11 yrs, 11-14 yrs

Activity 2

Programming micro:bit wellbeing devices


Create example solutions to Goal 3 using micro:bit.

In the Calming breathing lights project, students create a device using the LEDs and in the Send a smile project students use the radio on the micro:bit to send a smile emoji to a friend.

Learning objectives

  • To write programs to create prototype wellbeing devices using micro:bit
  • To code the LEDs to create a device to support self-regulation
  • To code the LEDs and radio to create a device to support positive relationships

You will need

Downloadable resources:

    Other resources:

    micro:bits (optional)

    Lesson plan