5th grader Tori Thomas has built a walker for the elderly using all recycled materials. She won the school “Invention Convention” and heads to the state championships next month. Find out more about this budding inventor and her school’s Invention Club!
Wow, things are changing very fast. When you were a baby, your parents most likely photographed your cute smiles using a film camera. Do you remember film? It came in a little metal can that popped into the back of a camera. That’s right, the camera opened. In the short time that you have been alive, many new inventions have replaced those that have been around for ages.
Chris and Will Haughey are two brothers that used their innovation skills to create a new game based on classic wooden toys. They called the new toy Tegu and their new company Tegu Toyworks.
Imagine having the power to transform any object into something else. No, you don’t need to be a magician. That requires special training. You already have what it takes to do it! Look around you. Everything you see can be something else if you want it to be. The possibilities are endless!
Imagine being a master builder, but you’re missing one ingredient – something to hold all the parts together!
What are you doing right now? If you’re at a table eating a meal, you may want to consider using your napkin as a creative problem solving tool! Author Dan Roam has written two books that show how casual writing and drawing on napkins aids in the problem solving process.
A best friend is an important thing to have. No one is better besties than science and imagination! All the greatest inventors in history were MONSTER IMAGINATORS! Without their super huge creative powers, some of the most important inventions of all time might never have existed. Afterall, where would we be without…
According to a recent study at the U.S. College of William and Mary, children are falling behind in their ability to be creative. From 1958, when the first Torrance Test of Creativity was administered to almost 400 children from kindergarten to grade six, to 1990, creativity has been on the upswing. But the opposite has been happening since then.
Two items from your kitchen – vinegar and baking soda – can save you a lot of breath when it comes to blowing up balloons!
Do you like to build things? If you do, then this new game is for you! Invented by Mathew Lazenby, Toppletree involves building a tree up with its coloured branches before it topples over. Two to four people can play at one time.