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Mouse is a simple maze solving robot to teach students and young engineers about robotics and the use of a micro-controllers.

The robot uses a Micro:bit connected to a Kitronic motor diver board and an ultra-sonic sensor to find information and make a decision as a result.

This project is designed with a simple and easy to understand program that allows the robot to drive itself and turn when it detects an object in its path.

While creating this project I designed it so that the idea of the vehicle is easily changeable without having to change the hardware.

I hope that anyone recreating this project will expand on my program and come up with new functionality. Other features that I tried was add RC features with the addition of a second Micro:bit that is used as the control panel and can send, receive and display data to the robot.

Find the repository for this project at:

MicroBit V1 or V2
Kitronik Motor Driver Board V2
2x Right Angle Geared Motor
Ultrasonic Distance Sensor HC-SR04
Battery Pack

Other Supplies:
Cardboard Sheets
Hot Glue
Electrical Tape
Double Sided Foam Tape

Utility Knife
Hot Glue Gun
Soldering Iron
3D printer (optional)
Laser Cutter (optional)”

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