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Thymio Challenge Activities
Thymio Challenge Activities is a fun and educational kit designed to teach you everything there is to know about your Thymio educational robot. It offers challenges, activities, a racetrack and hours of fun!
Thymio Challenge Activities: a Thymio discovery kit
The Thymio Challenge Activities kit offers a dual approach to learning with:
- challenge cards designed to teach you basic behaviours, and above all help you take your first steps in basic and advanced visual programming (VPL software provided with the Thymio robot); and
- activity sheets providing you with all the information you need to transform your Thymio robot, build obstacles and create a playground in which it will excel!
Just the right level of difficulty, ensuring activities are always fun
The Thymio educational robot is designed for teaching children from the age of six the secrets of robotics and programming. It is intended for both children and curious adults, for primary school pupils and retired DIY enthusiasts!
The Thymio Challenge Activities kit is therefore a comprehensive beginner’s programme offering activities of increasing difficulty, allowing you to familiarise yourself with your Thymio mobile robot at your own pace, always with a smile.
Technical specifications of the Thymio robot kit
- 30 bilingual English/French challenge cards + 1 explanatory card
- 30 bilingual German/Italian challenge cards + 1 explanatory card
- 11 activity sheets (to be cut out)
- 1 Thymio Racetrack
- 1 easy guide in French
- 1 easy guide in English
- 1 easy guide in Italian
- 1 easy guide in German
- Dimensions: 33 x 21 x 2.8 cm
- Weight: 900 g
- Age group
- 6-8 years
It is possible to program the Thymio educational robot from an iPad, thanks to the Thymio Suite Mobile application (see our Thymio product sheet for more details).
Yes, there is a replacement battery for Thymio, that is available on Génération Robots website. Open the 4 screws on the bottom, open the case and carefully remove the battery from the mainboard.
The battery is fixed with a doubled sided tape on the case. Replace the battery and reassemble the robot in the inverse order.
Check link and if it's not working send back us the robot. Intructions are on this link.
You will just need to follow the manufacturer pairing instructions on this link.
Read the instructions here: how to configure the pairing of Wireless Thymio with its dongle?
Try to charge the robot with a different USB cable. The robot might also be deep discharged. If it's the case, you might want to check our article 'How to check if your Thymio is functioning correctly ?'.
Yes, it is possible. You just need to buy the WiFi module for Thymio and follow these instructions to install it (please note that some soldering is required). Just follow this link.
You just need to follow instructions on this link.
Thymio will be interesting for a very wide age range: 6 to 14-year old!
Yes, you can program Thymio with Scratch from the Thymio Suite software. Thymio Suite offers you the possibility to program Thymio with Scratch, Blockly, VPL, Aseba, on computer (Windows, MacOS, Linux) and iPad.
We have gathered the best educational resources, classified by levels or by robots on our website. They are accessible via this link.
Please contact support on this link.
Thymio Suite, the software bundle that was developed for Thymio is not compatibel with ChromeOS.
Please contact support on this link.