Inspiring a sense of innovation with Kid Inventors Day

After 19 years in a classroom and almost 50 on the planet, I’m positive kids are masterminds! Their natural sense of wonder has them exploring, inventing, and finding ways to move mountains from birth. Kid Inventors Day, January 17th, is a day to remind kids of their natural spark and show them other kid inventors who have done some AMAZING things!

Happy Birthday Benjamin Franklin

We celebrate Kid Inventors Day January 17th, on the birthday of Benjamin Franklin, perhaps one of the most inspirational KID inventors of all time. When Franklin was just 11 or 12 years old (sources vary), he invented swim fins! Franklin goes on to invent many more useful items including the lightning rod, street lamps, and bifocals. He is an excellent model of the spirit of innovation for children everywhere who dream of solving a problem with their invention.

Kid Inventors Inspire!

There are many other inventors who had their ideas before adulthood. Companies like Google encourage innovation in schools by sponsoring science fairs, maker fairs and awards for students who present new and useful ideas. Perhaps there is a young inventor in your home or classroom.

Explore Kid Inventors

Spark curiosity in the children around you with Homeschool Holiday’s Kid Inventors. This learning activity presents 6 different “kid inventors” to learners. Their stories are presented as a means of inspiring innovation and creative thinking toward an invention of their own.

Perhaps your learner is inspired by Ben Franklin himself and that famous story about the kite and some lightning. June 15th is National Electricity Day. It’s a wonderful opportunity to explore the facts surrounding Franklin’s experiment and dispel the myths!

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