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DiC mini DT Challenge

Blockly Christmas Express

Bands: Years 5-6

Duration: 1 week (1-2 hours)

Make your own Christmas tree ornaments with the BBC micro:bit!

Turn a micro:bit into a Christmas ornament! You will use Blockly to show a twinkling star, scroll a Christmas message and even build your own custom images! Get festive in your classroom, no micro:bit required with our full BBC micro:bit simulator.

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Curriculum Concepts

Key concept

F-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10
Data representation
(ACTDIK002) (ACTDIK008) (ACTDIK015) (ACTDIK024) (ACTDIK035)
Implementation
(ACTDIP011) (ACTDIP020) (ACTDIP030) (ACTDIP041)

Linked resources

micro:bit Images Poster

A handy reference for all of the images you can quickly display on your micro:bit!

Blockly Tree

Learn to use geometric shapes to draw and decorate a beautiful tree.

Blockly Intro to micro:bit

Learn about the BBC micro:bit while creating your own virtual pet!