Examples of activities with Thymio II

Thymio II can be used in different ways. This page shows different examples requiring various amounts of personal effort. To access the page of an example, just click on the corresponding image.

The integrated behaviours

These are the basic behaviours of the robot, already included in the firmware.

thymioII-green.jpg
Friendly (green)
irprox.png
thymioII-yellow.jpg
Explorer (yellow)
irprox.png
thymioII-red.jpg
Fearful (red)
irprox.png accelerometer.png
thymioII-cyan.jpg
Investigator (cyan)
irground.png
thymioII-purple.jpg
Obedient (purple)
IRcommand.png
thymioII-blue.jpg
Attentive (blue)
micro.png irprox.png

The robot as is

These examples show activities not requiring any accessory or construction.

baignoire-photo-carre.jpg
Slope avoidance
accelerometer.png program.png
balle-inverse-carre.jpg
Balancing on a ball
accelerometer.png program.png
music-thymio-image-carre.jpg
Musical instrument
sound.png irprox.png accelerometer.png program.png
show-detail-carre.jpg
Light show
program.png
Thymio-speaking-carre.png
Positions in English
program.png accelerometer.png school.png sound.png
colors-snow-carre.jpg
Thymio top model
dragon-feu-carre.jpg
Thymio as a dragon
handiwork.png
full-robot-carre.jpg
Drawing machine
pen.png program.png
learning.jpg
Learning commands
program.png
reverse-carre.png
Special Effects
program.png IRcommand.png
points5-square.jpg
Light painting
program.png IRcommand.png

The constructions

These examples show the integration of Thymio II in a construction of which it is the heart. The construction may have an educational purpose, for example to explore physical concepts such as levers, gravity, properties of light, etc., or be recreational.

balance-globale-carre.jpg
Talking scales
program.png accelerometer.png school.png sound.png
bricks.png
balance-global2-carre.jpg
Static lever balance
program.png accelerometer.png school.png bricks.png
pendule8258-carre.jpg
Pendulum oscillations
program.png graph.png accelerometer.png school.png
bricks.png
plat-inertie-carre.jpg
Inertial platform
program.png bricks.png accelerometer.png school.png
reflex-paper-maker-carre.jpg
Light reflectivity
program.png bricks.png irprox.png school.png
chat-carre.png
Cardboard cat
handiwork.png
heli-carre.jpg
Two rotor helicopter
bricks.png program.png
funiculaire-carre.jpg
Simple funicular
bricks.png
cabine-carre.jpg
Advanced funicular
bricks.png irprox.png program.png sound.png
detail-cabine-carre.jpg
Lift
bricks.png irground.png program.png
global-tout-terrain-carre.jpg
Crosscountry vehicle
bricks.png accelerometer.png program.png sound.png
delta-grue-globale-carre.jpg
Parallel crane
bricks.png irprox.png program.png
bateau-glob-carre.jpg
Paddleboat
bricks.png handiwork.png
porte3-carre.jpg
Automatic door
bricks.png program.png irground.png
foreuse-carre.jpg
Drilling machine
bricks.png
Trapide1-carre.jpg
Supercharged Thymio
bricks.png
global-traineau-carre.jpg
Sleigh
handiwork.png
global-marcheur-carre.jpg
Walker
bricks.png
poisson-thymio-carre.jpg
Fish anatomy
handiwork.png
bird-global-carre.jpg
Walking bird
handiwork.png bricks.png
croco-carre.png
Crocodile game
bricks.png program.png school.png notes.png
10p.jpg
Quadruped
bricks.png program.png school.png
thymio-hokuyo.jpg
Cartography with ROS
ros.png program.png school.png
full-carre.jpg
Camera support
handiwork.png
full-carre.jpg
ECO-magic spaceship
handiwork.png IRcommand.png
pappa-carre.jpg
Thymio as parrot
handiwork.png IRcommand.png
furry2-carre.jpg
Furry Thymio
handiwork.png
funi-carre.jpg
Educational funicular
handiwork.png bricks.png program.png school.png
IRcommand.png irground.png sound.png graph.png
hotglue-arm.jpg
Grab
handiwork.png irground.png program.png
squi-carre.jpg
3D Effects
handiwork.png
big-flower-700.jpg
Thymios as a flower
handiwork.png program.png
kayak-complet.jpg
Animated kayak
handiwork.png
harlem-shake-screen.png
Harlem Shake
handiwork.png bricks.png program.png
serpent-thymio-pict-square.jpg
Snake
IRcommand.png bricks.png program.png
square-train.jpg
Locomotive
handiwork.png
thymio-paco-front-square.jpg
Dragon
handiwork.png bricks.png
full-explo-square.jpg
Explorer with Raspberry PI
handiwork.png bricks.png program.png IRcommand.png
accelerometer.png irground.png raspberryPI.png graph.png
Balance_exemple.jpg
The Weighing scale
handiwork.png program.png accelerometer.png irground.png
irprox.png school.png
simpleRPi-thymio1b-lr.jpg
Linux on Thymio
program.png raspberryPI.png

Do you have other examples? Don't hesitate to add them to this page or to contact me.

Construction techniques:

bricks.png Construction techniques with blocks

Explanation of the icons


Icon Explanation
accelerometer.png Use the accelerometer
irground.png Use the bottom infrared sensors
irprox.png Use the distance sensors
micro.png Use the microphone
temperature.png Use the temperature sensor
IRcommand.png Use an infrared remote control
notes.png Use the sound generation functionality or basic sounds
sound.png Use the sound generation with a sound file on a micro SD card
pen.png Use the central hole and a pencil to draw on the floor
bricks.png Use construction blocks to extend the functionality of Thymio II
handiwork.png Thymio II is extended with hand-made material
program.png Bases on a specific program provided with the example
graph.png The example uses the graph creation functionality of Aseba Studio
school.png Touches on a subject of the educational program
edu-material.png Pedagogical material is associated with this example
ros.png Use the Thymio together with the robotic infrastructure ROS
raspberryPI.png Integrates a Raspberry PI
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