• PicoSystem
  • RP2040
  • Gaming

PicoSystem API Cheatsheet

by Jonathan Williamson

A handy dandy quick reference to all the goodness of the PicoSystem API!

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  10 min read

  • PicoSystem
  • RP2040
  • Gaming

Getting started with PicoSystem and C++

by Jonathan Williamson

Learn how to get your computer set up for PicoSystem C++ development!

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  5 min read

  • RP2040

Getting Started with Plasma 2040

by Hel Gibbons

Learn how to build a simple busy light with addressable LED strips

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  15 min read

  • RP2040

CircuitPython and Keybow 2040

by Hel Gibbons

Learn how to install CircuitPython on your Keybow 2040

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  4 min read

  • RP2040

Assembling Keybow 2040

by Hel Gibbons

Learn how to assemble your Keybow 2040

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  6 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Auto-Watering with Grow

by Hel Gibbons

Expand Grow into a self watering system!

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  10 min read

  • LEDs
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Getting Started with Unicorn HAT Mini

by Hel Gibbons

Learn how to get started making rainbows with Unicorn HAT Mini

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  10 min read

  • Raspberry Pi Pico

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi Pico

by Hel Gibbons

Learn how to set up your Pico, ready for Pimoroni addons

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  15 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Assembling your 8" or 10" Picade with PICO-8

by Hel Gibbons

Learn how to assemble and set up your Picade!

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  40 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Getting Started with Grow

by Hel Gibbons

Learn how to assemble Grow and start monitoring your plants

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  10 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Getting Started with Pirate Audio

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to use Pirate Audio boards and install their software

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  10 min read

  • Festive Makes
  • LEDs

Assembling your Snowflakes

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to assemble your Lucky Resistor Snowflake set

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  4 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Pibow Zero and Zero W Assembly

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to build the Pibow Zero and Pibow Zero W cases

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  4 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Assembling the Heatsink Case

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to assemble our heatsink case for Raspberry Pi 4

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  2 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Building your Pibow

by Sandy Macdonald

Safely ensconse your Pi in a Pibow!

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  3 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Getting Started with Fan SHIM

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to assemble and get started with Fan SHIM

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  5 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

An outdoor air quality station with Enviro+ and Luftdaten

by Sandy Macdonald

Contribute air quality data from your local area to citizen science

Tutorial  –  Advanced  –  15 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Getting Started with Enviro+

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn all the ins and outs of Enviro+ and its Python library

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  20 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Assembling Keybow MINI

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to assemble your Keybow MINI macro pad

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  4 min read

  • micro:bit
  • Kids

Building the noise:bit Noise Maker Kit

by Tanya Fish

Learn how to put your noise:bit Kit together

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  3 min read

  • micro:bit
  • Kids

Building the scroll:bit Bear Badge Kit

by Tanya Fish

Learn how to put your scroll:bit kit together

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  5 min read

  • micro:bit
  • Kids

Building the enviro:bit Weather Station Kit

by Tanya Fish

Learn how to put your enviro:bit kit together

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  2 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Using macros and snippets with Keybow

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn advanced of customising your Keybow with macros and snippets

Tutorial  –  Advanced  –  8 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Setting up the Keybow OS

by Sandy Macdonald

Install and test the Keybow OS

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  10 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Assembling Keybow

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to assemble your Keybow mini mechanical keyboard

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  5 min read

  • Festive Makes
  • LEDs

Making your Xmas Critters

by Tanya Fish

Learn how to add flashing effects to a paper circuit

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  6 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Fitting Picade Plasma Buttons

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn to fit Picade Plasma Buttons in a Picade or Picade Console, and how to control them.

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  9 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Assembling your Picade Console

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to assemble and set up your Picade Console!

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  8 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Getting Started with Inky wHAT

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to install and get started with your Inky wHAT

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  10 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Getting Started with Inky pHAT

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to install and get started with your Inky pHAT

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  10 min read

  • micro:bit

Build a clap-activated light with micro:bit!

by Lorraine Underwood

Learn how to make a light that turns on and off with a clap, using a micro:bit, enviro:bit, and ZIP Halo

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  8 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Assembling your Picade - 2018 edition

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to assemble and set up your Picade!

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  15 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Getting Started with HyperPixel 4.0

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to connect and setup your HyperPixel 4.0

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  6 min read

  • micro:bit
  • LEDs

Getting Started with scroll:bit and MakeCode

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to use your scroll:bit with Microsoft MakeCode

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  15 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Control Philips Hue lights automatically with Enviro pHAT

by Wesley Archer

Use Enviro pHAT to automatically turn your Philips Hue lights on or off depending on how dark it is

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  8 min read

  • LEDs

Getting Started with NFC

by Tanya Fish

Learn how to read and write your NFC tags

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  4 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • LEDs

Be Still, My Beating Heart

by Tanya Fish

Woo the geek in your life with this heartbeat effect!

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  5 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Picade Software Setup

by Tanya Fish

Learn how to set up the software on your Picade

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  4 min read

  • Raspberry Pi

Getting Started with Automation HAT, pHAT and HAT Mini

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to install and get started with the Automation HAT family

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  10 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero
  • Festive Makes

Make a timelapse with OctoCam

by Tanya Fish

Use a Pi Zero with camera to take timelapse images

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  7 min read

  • Pi Zero
  • Festive Makes
  • LEDs

Santabot Xmas Timer

by Tanya Fish

Count down to Xmas with a Santabot!

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  4 min read

  • Kids
  • Pi Zero
  • Festive Makes

Make a Cute Alarm Clock with Mood light

by Tanya Fish

Use the Mood Light Kit to make a kids' colour clock

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  5 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero
  • HATs

Say Anything with a Speaker pHAT

by Tanya Fish

Make a tiny mixtape to hold aloft!

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  4 min read

  • Kids
  • LEDs
  • Festive Makes

Making a Festive Greetings Card

by Tanya Fish

How to use LEDs and copper tape to make a simple circuit

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  4 min read

  • Wearables

Getting Started with Bearables

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to use your Bearables badges and sensors

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  6 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Build an Itty Bitty Beat Box

by Sandy Macdonald

Combine pHAT Stack, Speaker pHAT, Piano HAT, and Drum HAT into an Itty Bitty Beat Box

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  8 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero

Getting Started with pHAT Stack

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to solder and use your pHAT Stack

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  6 min read

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Pi Zero
  • Arduino

Getting Started with BME680 Breakout

by Sandy Macdonald

Learn how to solder and use your BME680 breakout

Tutorial  –  Intermediate  –  10 min read

  • Kids
  • LEDs
  • Raspberry Pi

Setting up your PiGlow

by Tanya Fish

PiGlow tutorial for beginners

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  2 min read

  • Kids
  • Raspberry Pi

Halloween Explorer HAT Eyes

by Tanya Fish

How to use an Explorer HAT to make squishy keys

Tutorial  –  Easy  –  3 min read