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Name the Invention can be used with all ages:
Each card contains large print so that the words are easy to read. Just print on card stock, laminate, and cut to start the fun.
There are 4 ways to play: Use the cards with just the description of the Invention; Use the cards with the description of the Invention and two multiple choice answers; Print the trivia list with just the description of the Invention; Print the trivia list with the description of the Invention and two multiple choice answers.
To play with the cards: Mix the cards up and have participants give the correct answer for the Invention described. Store the cards in an index box or hole punch one side and keep on a binder ring. To play with the trivia list, print and pass out or keep in a common area. Each list has 12 questions on each page and plenty of space for answers. You can choose to print one side or both.
Extend this activity by asking if anyone has ever used one of the inventions mentioned and to share their story if so. What happened? How did it make them feel? Bring in some modern examples of the inventions listed and have a discussion about each one.