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Inventors & Inventions

Facebook Twitter - Got a picture? Blabberize it! Great Inventions Online Coloring Pages. Invention Scavenger Hunt. Play-Doh. Play-Doh is a modeling compound used by young children for art and craft projects at home and in school.


Composed of flour, water, salt, boric acid, and mineral oil, the product was first manufactured in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., as a wallpaper cleaner in the 1930s.[1] When a classroom of children began using the wallpaper cleaner as a modeling compound, the product was reworked and marketed to Cincinnati schools in the mid-1950s. Play-Doh was demonstrated at an educational convention in 1956 and prominent department stores opened retail accounts.[2] Advertisements promoting Play-Doh on influential children's television shows in 1957 furthered the product's sales.[1] Since its launch on the toy market in the mid-1950s, Play-Doh has generated a considerable amount of ancillary merchandise such as The Fun Factory.[3] In 2003, the Toy Industry Association named Play-Doh in its "Century of Toys List".[4] History[edit] Origin[edit] Objects made of Play-Doh. Launch[edit] Mascots[edit] See also[edit] Invention Scavenger Hunt. Inventions. {*style:<b>Directions: Look around your classroom and you will see many objects that have surprising histories!


Learn all about these school tools online. Print this page to write your answers, or use a separate sheet of paper. </b>*} This page includes links outside of Every Web site we link to was visited by our team at one point in time to make sure it's appropriate for children. {*style:<b> {*style:<b> 4. _________________, invented in 1903, are made out of pigment and paraffin wax melted together in a mold, then quickly cooled. {*style:<b>7. Adhesive that had been created years earlier, in 1968. </b>*} {*style:<b>8. An magazine reproducible. Teachers may make copies of this page for students. All About Inventors.

Accidental Inventions. Introduction: What are some inventions that we use in our lives that we take little time to think about where they came from and who invented them?

Accidental Inventions

This scavenger hunt is designed to make you look around you and appreciate the little things that we take for granted. If someone had not had the bright idea to try to invent something, we may have a very different life. Take a journey on this quest to identify products, inventors, and parts of the process that they go through in order to make it into your hands. Task: Your job is to take a journey and search for answers among the websites provided to you. *Please be sure to answer the questions in complete sentences!! Process. Discovery Education's Puzzlemaker: Create your own cross word puzzles!