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Kids Invent Stuff is Looking for Kids Inventions to Bring to Life

We run Kids Invent Stuff - the YouTube channel where 5-11-year-olds can get their invention ideas built and tested by real engineers.

You might have followed our challenge last month when we asked kids to send in their inventions to liven up long car journeys. We picked Connor’s Crazy Car Seat Contraption to build. You can see how we got on over on our YouTube channel and we documented our journey on the Design Spark blog

This month we are building a motorised ride-on dolphin based on 8-year-old Mila’s invention idea! You can see how we get on by subscribing to our channel:



For our next invention challenge, we have teamed up with RS Components for a little Halloween fun! We are looking for kids' ideas for Halloween Prank inventions, ideas for creepy inventions that can be used to prank people this Halloween! 

Submitting invention ideas is easy – they can be sent in as either drawings or videos uploaded to our website ( For schools and educators, we have an optional worksheet for the challenge which you can download too.

The challenge closes on September 28th and on October 7th we’ll showcase some of the best ideas and announce which invention we’ll be making.

If you want some more inspiration why not check out our YouTube channel to see some of the other things we’ve built so far in 2017:

Keep inventing!

Ruth & Shawn

Hey! We are 'Kids Invent Stuff', a youtube channel that brings to life kids' invention ideas. Run by Ruth Amos & Shawn Brown, we set a different invention challenge each month and 5-11 year olds submit their invention ideas at as picture or videos. We then choose an invention to bring to life and film the process of building and testing it. We then upload the videos to our channel