Kid Inventors Day is celebrated on January 17 of every year. It is a day to encourage all children across the world to think outside the box to invent something. Many of them don’t know that kids have created some of the things that we people use in our day-to-day life. It includes Popsicles, Braille, Earmuffs, etc., The Day commemorates the birth of Genius and Kid inventor Benjamin Franklin. He is the earliest known kid inventor, and at the age of twelve, he invented Swim Flippers. At the age of eleven, he stopped going to school, and the invention he made was for the hands instead of the feet. Hence Kid Inventors Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of inventors and to encourage children to be more creative.
“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at a hand. The sun rays don’t burn until brought to a focus.” – Alexander Graham Bell.
History of Kid Inventors Day
Kid Inventors Day was created by the people who need to support children to be more creative and to celebrate the achievements of the Kid Inventors. The date was chosen to celebrate the birthday of the earliest known kid inventor Benjamin Franklin. At the age of 12, he created the World’s first swim flippers. Kid Inventors Day is designed to make Benjamin Franklin a role model for the child who dreams of inventing something new which was never seen before. Louis Braille, the inventor of language for blind people, has been used over the years. At the age of 3, he lost his vision in a tragic accident and finished his teen years at the National Institute For Blind Youth in Paris by inventing the Blind Language. American teen Ryan Patterson made Another great invention. 200 years he created a glove that improved the lives of disabled persons. The glove is made with individual sensors which convert the hand motions of American Sign Language into written words in a digital display.
Other Celebrations on January 17
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How to Celebrate Kid Inventors Day
Celebrate the day by encouraging the children around you to think out of their box and be more creative. Help them to invent new things and encourage them to find solutions for their problems. Let the gets to play problem-solving toys and games to develop their critical thinking skills. Many schools will conduct an annual invention convention to encourage the students to find solutions to the problems in their own environment. To post on social media, you can use #KidInventorsDay.
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