Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World by Riddleland

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In Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World, children learn how many things we used today was invented, often accidentally.

I received an advance review copy for free, leaving this review voluntarily.

Creativity is an area in which younger people have a tremendous advantage since they have an endearing habit of always questioning past wisdom and authority.

Bill Hewlett
Book Cover: Accidental Inventions by Riddleland

Parents often wonder if they are doing the parenting thing right. It is done without a manual, after all!

Riddleland is here to help. They believe there is no such thing as ‘perfect parenting.’ Parents do what is necessary, often working long hours or putting their children’s needs before their own. But it is important to sometimes take the time to read a favourite book together and laugh until your belly hurts!

Riddleland believes families are important and strive to create fun and age-appropriate content, helping your kids think critically and enjoy reading.

They published their latest book,  Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World,  in November 2021. It will help parents answer some of the millions of questions their kids are constantly asking!

Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World –  Summary

Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World covers accidental inventions in different areas, like:

  • food
  • toys
  • medicine & medical devices
  • technology & electronics
  • the kitchen, and 
  • around the house

It will delight your kids to find out the origin of toys like the frisbee, glow-stick, play-doh, silly putty, and the slinky. 

No child likes to be bullied. It is nothing new, but they will enjoy the story of how bullying led to the discovery of raisins, which we today enjoy so much in many baked goodies. 

Also Read:  Twisty Tales, Vol 1 by F.J. Beerling and V.A. Bryce

They will quickly inform their friends where chocolate chip cookies, cheese puffs, McDonals Happy Meals, and the ice cream cone come from. And it will give them much joy to find out Popsicles were accidentally made the first time by a kid!

Take a trip through  Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World with your child, and discover the origin of many other everyday objects we use today. 

My take on Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World

Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World will stimulate your child’s curiosity about everyday things that we use. And they will learn that they can also be inventors. They only need to be curious, keep an open mind, and be willing to think out of the box. It will surprise them to learn that inventions can come by accident or by finding a different use for something we already have.

and find ways to turn failed experiments into something valuable and useful.  

The titles are often funny and frequently uses idioms to create curiosity and anticipation about what invention will be explored next. The authors use simple language, making it a great book to read aloud to younger readers. But older readers will enjoy reading the book themselves, or they may even read the stories that fascinate them to you!

Should you get Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World for your child?

Accidental Inventions That Changed Our World is a fabulous book to read to your younger kids or for older children to read by themselves. It will stimulate their curiosity about the origin of everyday things. They can try and invent something themselves – even if it is just to find a different use for an object we use around the house. 

Also Read:  Room 119 by TF Lince

Please read my reviews for Lizzie’s Dream Journal about the power of journaling to help children deal with complicated feelings. Or Twisty Tales, Vol 1, if your child needs a good laugh. Also, consider any of the other books written by  Riddleland.

Did you read the book to your younger child? Or is your child enough to read it themselves? Which invention surprised them the most? We would love to hear from you. Please share with us in the comments?

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Hi! I am Susan

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Why Read or Rot?

I have started reading at the age of four. I can remember how I often read under the covers with a flashlight when I was supposed to sleep.

During my early school years, we visited the library once a week. I couldn’t pick out my new book fast enough! By the end of the period, I would have finished it already, leaving me with nothing to read for the rest of the week!

Growing up, Fridays was the highlight of my week. Dad would pack the whole family into the car, and off we go! You guessed right – to the library! We were a family of readers.

In my adult years, I’ve developed a variety of interests like technology, photography, gardening and even writing. But reading was and will always be a part of my life!

Reading for me is like breathing. If I cannot read, my soul will quietly rot away

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