Kid Inventors Day is celebrated on January 17 of every year. It is a day to encourage all the 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 using in our day-to-day life. It includes Popsicles, Braille, and 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 for the feet. Hence Kid Inventors Day is a day to celebrate the achievements of the inventors and to encourage the 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
The Kid Inventors Day was created by the peoples who need to support the children to be more creative and to celebrate the achievements of the Kid Inventors. The date was chosen to celebrate the birthday of earliest known kid inventor Benjamin Franklin. At the age of 12, he created the World’s first swim flippers. The Kid Inventors Day is designed to make Benjamin Franklin as a role model for the child who dreams of inventing something new which was ever seen before. Louis Braille, the inventor of language for the blind peoples which is 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. Before 200 years he created a glove which improved the lives of the 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 Kid Inventors Day by encouraging the children around you to think out of their box and to 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.