Inventors and Inventions: Free Printables and Unit Studies

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Have you ever thought about doing a unit study on famous inventors?
InventorsInventions are fascinating and inventors are so much fun to learn about. It is a great conversation when you talk to your kids about the inventions that were created and what our world would be without these things. Makes for a great history lesson and a lesson on appreciating what we have!

I have put together this list of printables, unit studies and ideas so that you can put together your own studies on inventors and their inventions!

FREE Printables:
Inventors and Inventions Timeline
Graphical Organizer Inventor Chart
Famous Inventions That Shaped Our Lives
Student Invention Convention Inventor Log
Toy Invention Activity Sheet
Famous Inventors Graphic Organizer
Inspiring Inventors – A History Freebie (Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Graham Bell)
Inventors and Innovators of the Late 1800’s & Early 1900’s Flashcards
Ingenious Inventors Word Search
U.S. Industrialization Inventors and Inventions Chart
5th Grade GPS Inventors STEM Activity
Inventors Pop Up Book and Graphic Organizers

Unit Studies:
Inventors and their Inventions Unit Study and Printable Booklets from Michelle’s Charm World
Sir Alexander Fleming Unit Study Helps with Printables from Mama’s Learning Corner
The Genius of Leondardo Da Vincci and the Wright Brothers
Teachnology has a free Lesson Plan Guide on Inventors and their Inventions
Cybrary Man has an entire page devoted to scientists, inventors with information, websites and more!

Unit Studies From Homeschool Share:
Popcorn at the Palace Unit Study on the book and inventor Olmsted Ferris
Inventors Notebooking Pages for 17 Inventors
Leonardo’s Horse Unit Study and Lapbook
Connections: Inventions and Inventors Lesson Plans, Unit Studies and more!

FREE Books from the Public Domain:  
Homeschool Commmons has these great posts about these Living Books on inventions and inventors!
Stories of Inventors
The Boyhood of Great Inventors
The Story of Great Inventions
War Inventions and How They Were Invented
Stories of Great Inventors

Web Sites on Inventions and Inventors:
Alexander Graham Bell Games and Activities for kids
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Invent Now
Young Inventors Workshop
Leonardo’s Mystery Machines
American Museum of Natural History: Einstein

Love this Inventor’s Resource Pack from Classical Composers Monthly
Learn about 11 famous and inspirational inventors:  Archimedes, Alexander Graham Bell, George Washington Carver, Jacques Cousteau, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Benjamin Holt, Samuel F.B. Morse, Nikola Tesla, and the Wright Brothers.

Here is an affordable resource from Confessions of a Homeschooler. These Scientist and Inventor lap book unit studies look fabulous!
Scientist & Inventors Combo Pack

I love this Inventors Science Kit to make your own inventions:

Science Wiz Inventions Kit $17.99

Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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