Ages: 11+



Recommended by teachers. Made with the BBC. Micro:bit is the ideal entry to coding for kids.

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Hands-on introduction to coding
Encourages creativity and invention
Dozens of projects online for all levels
Used in thousands of schools and code clubs

BBC Education survey finds kids more likely to get into coding with the micro:bit

The BBC found that teachers love the micro:bit too

Bringing making and coding together to get kids inventing with tech

The BBC micro:bit is the perfect way to start kids coding and making. Designed with the BBC for kids ages 11 and up, the micro:bit gets them hands-on with hardware while also teaching creative problem-solving skills.

Setting up the micro:bit is quick and easy. Coding with our packs and online platform awaits...


Set up the BBC micro:bit hardware.


Use one of three coding platforms to tell the micro:bit what to do with code.


Transfer the code from your computer to the micro:bit.

Join our global maker community

With the BBC micro:bit you will also get access to our platform for coding, making and inventing.

projects made
active makers
used in
countries worldwide

Choose from dozens of projects like the awesome Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver.

Keep learning and planning with new projects released every week!

Choose the right micro:bit kit for your kids

Get creative with robots!
micro:bot Pack
micro:bot Pack
Micro:bot Pack: Includes BBC micro:bit + Robot kit Add to cart
For future inventors
micro:craft Pack
micro:craft Pack
micro:craft pack: Includes BBC micro:bit + micro:craft kit Add to cart
For future inventors
micro:mega Pack
micro:mega Pack
micro:mega pack: Includes BBC micro:bit + micro:craft kit + micro:bot kit Add to cart

So what awesomeness are kids creating?

Making step counters at Bristol Free School

“Making step counters and conducting scientific tests walking around school comparing them to FitBits and smart watches” @BFS_CS

For a world yet to be invented...

Our mission is to inspire kids everywhere to use technology to create new things, solve life-changing problems, and invent their own future in a world where 65% of kids in school today will have a job that doesn’t exist yet.

The making of Award Winning Toys

All of our kits are designed and crafted in London with the help of our fantastic Future Inventors Club testers. We’re committed to creating kits that combine the wonder of play with making and coding.

Fun and experimentation are at the heart of all of our kits, but whisper it quietly, kids will also acquire a range of skills from creative thinking through to coding and electronics.  Our kits are the perfect gifts for the Future Inventor in your life.

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