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Bringing Robotics to Chester High School

TechyKids made a visit to Chester High School with an invitation from their Science teacher, Ms. Goldstein.  Chester High school is a Title I school, and many of their students are on free or reduced lunch. After learning with the Thymio robot and TechyKids, the high school students showed high engagement and a strong interest […]

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Four Year Old Programs Thymio Robot

Thymio is such an easy to learn platform that even tech saavy four year olds can use a computer and program the robot, and understand what they are doing! For young kids we have awesome content and ideas to get them along the way.  Here is an example of some kids using Thymio in Kindergarten […]

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Announcing: Thymio with Scratch, Learn for Free!

We are excited about the recent developments that allow Thymio to integrate with MIT’s Scratch programming language.  The newest version is used best with a Wireless Thymio, as there needs to be a constant and stable connection between the computer and Thymio robot.  A wired Thymio can be used as well, but cannot be disconnected at any […]

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Little Prince Project for Paris

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 […]

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TechyKids uses Innovative Technologies to Inspire Kids in STEM

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 […]

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Three key Tools for Successfully Teaching Engineering to Kids

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. […]

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Visit us at Maker Faire, May 20-22!

Location Update: The Booth will be in the Make: Activities Tent.  See you There! 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 […]

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Menlo Park Library Workshop & Featured in Daily News

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 […]

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Happy Kids, Happy Us!

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!