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micro:bit at home - Frère Jacques

21 May 2020

You can use your BBC micro:bit as a music-making machine by programming it to play your favourite tune.

What you'll make

Get coding

Now open the MakeCode editor where you’ll write the code for your program:

How to transfer your program to your micro:bit

Discover more

The Frère Jacques project uses the micro:bit's sound output and its processor to play your notes in the right order. Find out more about them in the videos below:

There are more micro:bit at home activities to explore:


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