Scratch

The micro:bit extension for scratch allows you to connect wirelessly with the micro:bit. There are a couple of steps to set this up and then you can use the blocks in all sorts of programs.


1. Install Scratch Link

2. Flash the micro:bit over USB with the Scratch .Hex File, you will see the five character name of the micro:bit scroll across the screen eg 'zutiz'.



3. Connect to the micro:bit in the Scratch editor


Here's a demonstration of how to do this



Once you're set up, ou can then try out these Scratch cards for micro:bit


Other ways to interact with Scratch and micro:bit


Scratch to micro:bit bridge

You can use the scratch to micro:bit bridge, developed by MrYslab:

https://github.com/MrYsLab/s2m


Bluetooth

You can use the S2Bot App plug-in with Scratch, which allows any compatible BLE controller to interact directly with Scratch project:

http://www.picaxe.com/BBC-microbit/


Additional Information

 https://github.com/carlosperate/awesome-microbit/blob/master/README.md#scratch-extensions