Kid Inventor’s Day
Kid Inventor’s Day comes 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 peoples 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 Inventor’s 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 Inventor’s Day
The Kid Inventor’s Day was created by the peoples who needs 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 Inventor’s 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.
How to Celebrate Kid Inventor’s Day
Celebrate the Kid Inventor’s 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 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 #KidInventor’sDay.