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The Pioneers Online Exhibition is open!

15 Little Inventors were selected to become our first Little Inventors Pioneers to take part in a programme encouraging them to invent for a better world and to work with professional makers to bring their ideas to life. We hope you enjoy seeing the amazing inventions and finding out more about our marvellous project! Enter here!

Daily challenges - time to be creative!

We might all have to stay home at the moment, but there are still plenty of problems, serious or funny, that can use your incredible imaginations to solve! So time to get creative and to take up  the Little Inventors Mini Challenges!

Get making with Lottie Smith!

Calling all Little Inventors! You have thought of an invention idea, drawn it, and now you want to take it to the next step - making a prototype! Check out our mini-series of making videos with cardboard artist Lottie Smith!

 So get making!!

New extension pack: Climate Power!

Mission: Protect our ocean is growing - our final extension pack is here! Download Climate Power to explore the role of the oceans in the weather, the water cycle, and a focus on the importance of the Arctic Ocean for climate change.  
 Get it here!

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Go Green competition with National Geographic Kids UK


WIN A FREE COPY of our new book - Little Inventors Go Green, through our competition with National Geographic Kids UK! We are receiving amazing invention ideas that would help protect our world and make for a better planet. National Geographic Kids UK have 5 copies of our new Go Green book to give away to the lucky competition winners. 

No problem is too big or too small to invent for! Click on this news item to get the link to ENTER NOW!

Little Inventors Pioneers take on the North East


CHILDREN as young as eight have been designing their own creations to help use and store energy better.

The Little Inventors competition saw pupils across the North-East, aged between eight and 12-years-old, send in their ideas before 15 winning entries were chosen.Five of the winning designs came from children in the Tees Valley while other successful innovations came from Sunderland and Northumberland.

Announcing the Winner of our Dream Big with Disney challenge

Disney UK has today revealed the winner of its Dream Big, Princess invention competition. The winning invention, The Magic Magnet Plastic Catcher, was designed by seven-year-old Hanna from London, to help clean plastic from the oceans and save our planet.

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