I had fun making this today! The inspiration is from the 10 year old in Paris who won that Fellowship with a Thymio II robot. I imported her project’s 3-D model into the new online software I’m creating with a collaborator in New Zealand to bring creativity and programming robots to all kids. I also […]
Recently I woke up to a Facebook post that went viral with 15,000 shares about a 10 year old who applied for a Paris Innovation fellowship with a project she had made with the Thymio Robot and TinkerCAD. It was an unusual application “amidst mostly computer science Phds and seasoned urban designers”, says the Founding […]
Now- to unlock the key ingredients so the kids you love in your life can also get ahold of this special recipe… For starters, I have found that the Thymio Robot along with Autodesk’s TinkerCAD and RobotMagic- a brand new technology that allows kids to program robots in a web browser are the best tools. […]
Location Update: The Techykids.com Booth will be in the Make: Activities Tent. See you There! TechyKids.com will be having a booth at Maker Faire (May 20-22nd in San Mateo) again this year, and is looking for volunteers! Students 4th grade and up with Thymio experience can select a spot to volunteer for with parent permission […]
TechyKids held a community workshop at the Belle Haven that was free to participants! Kids of ages 7-11 had the opportunity to learn about robotics, technology and coding, getting hands on experience. The workshop was full with 11 signed up kids, with 5 boys and 6 girls participating. Kids enjoyed hours of learning, coding and […]
The TechyKids team hosted a 2 hour workshop at the Lewis and Joan Platt East Palo Alto Family YMCA for Play60. We had about 12 participants and they learned about robotics, programming, and how to build off of the Thymio robot. It was a blast!
We are VERY Excited about Halloween this year! This year there a bunch of new and fabulous Thymio projects for you to create! Click on each picture to get to the project instructions, and have a SPOOKY Halloween! P.S. To celebrate Halloween Sharon dressed up in TechyKids colors this year- complete with purple and […]
Know it all already? Then just: Open Thymio Web Bridge on your computer Pick one: Beginner Blocks, Intermediate Blocks, Advanced Blocks Or open up a project: https://aseba-community.github.io/thymio-scratchx/index-en.html#activities Just getting Started? Start here! 1) Watch: An example Scratch Thymio project: 2) Go to Website and Install Aseba 1.6 Go to this website: https://aseba-community.github.io/thymio-scratchx/index-en.html —Follow […]
TechyKids Founder Sharon Marzouk gave a presentation at Maker Faire on the MakerED stage on how to “Start a Robotics Program at your School on the Cheap”. We recorded it in case you missed it, or were looking to share with with your school administration.
The Latest Thymio Firmware is V10 (as of June 2016) 1) Download V10 firmware update (firmware will improve sensor readings, add Thymio interactivity, and allow volume control) Check the release notes for V10 Check to see if there is a more recent firmware update 2) Watch instructional video and follow along Make sure Thymio has at […]