7. Case 05: Colorful Car

7.1. Purpose

  • Build a colorful Wonder Rugged Kit with the rainbow LEDs.

7.2. Materials

  • micro:bit Wonder Rugged Kit

7.3. Background Knowledge

7.4. Software

MicroSoft makecode

7.5. Program

Step 1

Click “Advanced” in the drawer of MakeCode to see more choices.


For programming, we need to add a package. Click “Extensions” at the bottom of the drawer and then search “Wukong” in the dialogue box to download it.


Note: If you get a warning indicating some packages will be removed because of incompatibility issues, you can follow the prompts or create a new project in the menu.

Step 2

Click Wukong to choose mecanum block.


Step 3

Drag mecanum and set light mode into on start block and set the connection for servos accordingly, set the light mode as breath and initialize the LEDs.


Step 4

Set the car to move forward with the variable i ascending by 5; set the LEDs to show rainbow with the parameter in i.



Links: https://makecode.microbit.org/_icqM2MK7WEyM

You can also download it directly:


The car moves forward after starting with the light mode in breath and rainbow LEDs changing color.

7.6. Exploration

7.7. FAQ

7.8. Relevant Files