Little Inventors turns children's ideas into reality!

Calling all children aged 5–12, to share their ideas with the world!

We encourage all invention ideas – from the helpful and practical, to the wacky and bonkers.

Little inventors family workshops at the V&A

Join Chief Inventor this half-term at the Victoria & Albert Museum
Running from Monday 13 to Friday 17 February, children will be taken on a journey of invention and imagination before having a go at prototyping their own inventions.

We will also choose one invention from the workshops to be made real, how exciting is that!

Take up the Little Inventors challenge!

Starting in January 2017, Little Inventors will be choosing one ingenious idea every month to be made by one of our Magnificent Makers!
We invite children to share their invention drawings with us for a chance to see their imagination turned into reality...

Watch our Chief Inventor’s challenge and get drawing!

Little Inventors in Sunderland

in 2015, Chief Inventor Dominic Wilcox returned to his hometown of Sunderland to ask over 450 children to draw their own invention ideas. He then asked local makers and manufacturers to make a selection of them into real things. The result was the first Little Inventors exhibition, full of wonderful ideas and creations.

Our events

Odyssee Des Sciences – École Internationale Mont-Bleu   Details coming soon!
Gatineau – QC, Canada September 2016 - May 2017
Science Odyssey – John Henderson Elementary School   Details coming soon!
Vancouver – BC, Canada September 2016 - May 2017
Science Odyssey – Penbrooke Meadows Elementary School   Details coming soon!
Calgary – AB, Canada September 2016 - May 2017
Science Odyssey – Stanley Public School   Details coming soon!
Toronto – ON, Canada September 2016 - May 2017
Odyssee Des Sciences – École Sainte-Gertrude   Details coming soon!
Montréal – QC, Canada September 2016 - May 2017
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