As more and more of our world becomes automated, it is more important than ever that we raise kids who think! Raising innovators is one of the best ways to guarantee that our children will have or be capable of obtaining the skills they need to succeed in tomorrow’s world. Companies are looking for individuals who can creatively solve the problems of our 21st century world.
The world is a rapidly changing place! Computers and robots are taking over more and more of the world’s traditional jobs. In a lot of ways, this is good. Robots can do jobs that are dangerous for humans. Computers complete tasks we find boring.
This type of automation in the workplace means, however, that the rising generation needs to be more creative than ever before!
Fun Ways to Be Innovative at Home
There are plenty of ways to be innovative at home! Here are some of our favorite activities for encouraging innovative thinking.
- Fly a rubber band powered helicopter
- Build a Tall Tower
- Build a Bridge
- Check Out these Fun Ways Kids Can Learn to Code
- Sew Something
- Create with Polymer Clay
- Try Tangle Art
- Enjoy Summer Sensory Play
- Play with Bubbles
- Make a Stop Motion Movie
- Enjoy STEM Activities that Use Household Materials
How do you encourage innovation in your home? What are your favorite innovation-inspiring activities for kids?
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