Design: Little Inventors

Inspired by the ‘Little Inventors Project’ founded by artist, designer and inventor Dominic Wilcox, children come up with their own ideas of what we're missing in the world, seeing their chosen idea through to a final design

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing that everything that is made starts with an idea, a drawing, a sketch, a design

  • Using my imagination to brainstorm ideas for an invention that has a set purpose

  • Developing and communicating my ideas through notes and drawings

  • Selecting one idea and drawing this in full – including annotations

Little Inventors

Created by:
Simon Chubb,  
Art & Design specialist
Simon is a teacher, cartoonist and artist. He uses his 25 years of experience to teach art in schools and has his own workshop business ‘Scartoons’ in which children create comicA series of drawings which tell a story characters and…
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