Code & Invent with Micro:bit Block Editor at Home

Learn to code & invent gadgets at home with the Micro:bit. Then, tackle a UN Sustainable Development Goal with your learnings!

  • For ages 7-10
  • 12h Course (Holiday Camp)
  • 1:5 Instructor:Student Ratio
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For Ages 7-10

By the end, kids are not only introduced to important programming concepts in a gentle visual programming interface, they’ll apply their learnings in tackling a chosen UN Sustainable Development Goal. Kids get to understand how their code & hardware creations play an important impact in the world around them. The possibilities are ENDLESS!

Keepin’ it Short & Snappy
  • 5-Day Online Holiday Camp (2hrs 20 mins/day)
  • Coding + Hands-On
  • Visual coding interface: Perfect for young kids
  • Continue the Learning: Keep your micro:bit set for future tinkering!
  • Requires Start with Scratch or equivalent block-based programming experience

All you need to know

This is a BBC micro:bit, a “pocket-sized micro-computer” designed by BBC for computer education in the UK that allows you to create super cool inventions.


This holiday, we’ll be embarking on 5 days of creative coding using a simple block editor interface and the Micro:bit to create…

A heart beat

An innovative LED display.

microbit rock paper scissors game

A Game Dice. And many more along the way!

We’ll also be taking a close look at the Micro:bit’s various functions – from its sound output to its various sensors (light, touch and temperature).

Kids will learn not only to code, but they’ll also be applying their new found programming superpowers to tackle a variety of real world projects – specifically, the 17 UN Sustainable Goals by 2030.

This all culminates in a final project where kids get to solve a problem from 1 of the 17 UN Sustainable Goals, and code their creations to life using the Micro:bit.

Find out what real world problems your child will be striving to solve through the power of code this holiday.

Your child will require: 

  • A computer or laptop with a working webcam and microphone, in order to participate in class and for our instructor to check their understanding. Kindly avoid sharing devices.
  • Internet speed of 25Mbps or above. You can check your internet speed here.
  • Familiarity with basic computer functions, such as typing on a keyboard, using a mouse, switching between desktop apps and navigating a browser (opening a new tab, entering URLs)
  • To install Scratch-Micro:bit before the first class. Please download it here.
  • Google Chrome as their default web browser. You may download it here.
  • Installing Zoom is recommended for a smoother learning experience. You may do so here.
    (For macOS computers, please enable these permission settings)
  • We also recommend that you have an adult member of your household standing by for the first 45 mins of the first class to assist with any technical difficulties that may arise.

Oh! The stuff you'll learn

  • Introduction to a powerful micro-computer, the Micro:bit
  • Get codin’ and creative with LEDs
  • Code & create a Game Dice
  • Sense it all with the Micro:bit’s sensors
  • Code & create a sound gadget
  • Learning about the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Final project creation: Tying our learnings to tackle a 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goal

Life skills you'll learn

Logical Thinking
Presentation Skills
Problem Solving


No lectures. No memorisation. No ONE right answer. Like real life, we're all about trying things out yourself, failing, figuring what went wrong & trying again. These are the skills & mindset that will last a lifetime and how we learn in real life. Let's get kids to learn how to learn. Because the kids who learn to learn become curious, inventive, resourceful human beings who solve real world problems to make a meaningful impact.

Parents love us

The happiest hours of your child's week

"The instructor was engaging, class was just the right size, my son learned something new and most of all, he had a great time! Kudos to the Saturday Kids team for developing and rolling out the concept to where it is now. My older kids attended the Scratch workshops a couple of years ago at Orchard Central when SK was more of a “pop-up” workshop. I’m happy to see that it has grown to include multiple locations and more varied programmes."

"Course instructor did a good job. Location and class size were optimal."

"Yuvika enjoyed the lesson today. She is looking forward to the next lesson."

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Your kid will love it.

If your kid doesn't think it's the best thing ever after attending the first 2 days of holiday camps (or first 3 weeks of term classes), and would like to withdraw, we'll issue you a 50% credit note of the amount paid.

  • 1:5 Maximum Instructor-Student Ratio
  • All equipment & materials provided
  • Open source tools: Continue the learning at home!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. My child is younger than 7. Can he/she join?

This course is for kids ages 7-10. If your child is still in preschool, we recommend our Curious Cubs or Tiny Techies 1 course instead.

2. My child has not taken Start with Scratch. Can she/he join this course?

It is highly recommended that the child has prior background in block based programming.

2. I’ve enrolled my child, what will he/she need to bring?

We’ll provide all equipment and materials. Though you might want to bring a jacket and light snacks in case he/she gets hungry.

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