Invention Ideas For Kids


invention ideas for kids

It always amazes us to see how knowledgeable and skilled our younger generations are these days. Kid Inventors have more ideas and resources than ever that allows them make things on their own. Thinking up invention ideas for kids can sometimes be as complicated as any big corporation or large institution. Today’s science fairs are filled with complex, high technology exhibits that were never before possible to build from home. The power of the internet and the complex tools available to young people today makes anything possible. Building inventions ideas for kids offers a great opportunity to generate sales because parents are always willing to spend money on their children’s education. The children’s and young adult sector is a huge marketplace that all inventors should consider exploring.


How To Create Great Invention Ideas For Kids!

One great invention idea for kids and science fairs that I built a few years ago as a Kickstarter project can be seen in this video. The Sonic Levitation Machine is a fascinating invention idea that levitates objects with the power of sound. It is a great example of how you can sell your Inventions To Kid’s for science fairs and school projects.


Sonic Levitation Machine Was Crowdfunded Via Kickstarter

The original Sonic Levitation Machine was an invention that started out as a Kickstarter Project and went on to earn $39,607.00! To my surprise, this idea has been very popular as a science project for kids. The lesson in this story is that you never know who is going to be interested in your invention ideas until you start selling them. Kids make up a huge sector of potential customers as do schools, universities, tech companies and anyone else interested in science.

This Kickstarter Project was just the start of this fun and educational invention and it has been selling on the Sonic Levitation Website ever since. The original project was pretty simple in design with a small circuit board, power supply, ultrasonic transducer and other components packaged as a fairly simple science kit.

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The Sonic Levitation Machine is perfect for science fairs or anyone interested in learning.

There are many potential markets to sell your inventions to. Figuring out your potential customers is part of the invention process.


Invention Ideas For Kids And Adults

  • Toys
  • Educational Items
  • Science Fair Projects
  • Electronics Learning Kits
  • Tools For Other Inventors
  • Custom Furniture
  • Laser Cut and Engraved Items
  • Art and Craft Kits
  • Home Goods
  • Automotive Accessories
  • Electronic Gadgets
  • Computer Hardware
  • Film and Video Accessories
  • Pet Accessories
  • Sports Equipment
  • Survival Gear

Coming up with original invention ideas for kids can be frustrating. Do some simple searches on Google and see if you can come up with some interesting and simple to make invention ideas for children or students. You will be surprised to discover how many people are already building things in their homes or workshops and selling them online to this very lucrative market. With a little bit of patience and thinking, you should be able to come up with a few invention ideas for your kids of your own.

Here is a great post on how to come up with even more invention ideas

Be sure to check out the Invention Check List to see if your idea is marketable. Don’t worry, most good ideas are marketable as long as you stay within the simple guidelines outlined in the Inventors Check List.

invention ideas for kids

Are you ready to become an inventor?

Getting your idea out of your head and into your hands is only the first in a long set of steps towards becoming a successful inventor.

First Steps To A Successful Invention

At Invention Therapy, we believe that the power of the internet makes it easier than you think to turn your invention idea into a reality. In most cases, you can build a prototype and start manufacturing a product on your own. Changing your way of thinking can be difficult. Being an inventor requires you to balance your passion with the reality of having to sell your products for a profit. After all, if we can't make a profit, we won't be able to keep the lights on and continue to invent more amazing things!

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Richard Haberkern

A professional inventor for over twenty years that has created many different electronic, audio and film industry related products. Richard is best known as the designer and inventor of the Trackstick and Soundlazer. He is also the creator of Invention Therapy. His knowledge will reveal all the secrets that those invention help companies don't want you to know.

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