Women have always been inventors! A short list of everyday items, invented by women follows–
NAME OF INVENTOR…INVENTION…YEAR
Tabitha Babbit, circular saw, 1812
Augusta Ada Byron, computer program, 1842
Elizabeth Hawk, cooking stove, 1867
Margaret Wilcox, car heater, 1893
Letitia Geer, medical syringe, 1899
Katherine Blodgett, non-reflective glass, 1938
Ruth Handler, Barbi doll, 1959
Randi Altschul, disposable cell phone, 1999
How can you encourage invention/thinking outside the box in your children?
Make it fun–because fun learning is forever learning!