The Imagination Awards
Charlie's Challenge

Resources - developed by The ArtsLink

We have gathered together ideas and activities to inspire and guide you as you create your inventions. Whether you're a complete beginner or have lots of ideas, you can use the expert tips below to help you invent!

Here's some tips from our Judge Mark Champkins, Inventor in Residence at the Science Museum:

Tips for 5-7 and 8-11 year olds DOWNLOAD

Tips for 12-15 year olds DOWNLOAD

DID YOU KNOW?

Like Mr Wonka, some celebrities have had some extraordinary ideas and turned them into real-life inventions. Here are a few examples to help inspire you create the unexpected!

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EDUCATION RESOURCES

Our Imagination Pack features classroom activities for teachers to use to help budding inventors develop their ideas. We encourage groups in class to work on their inventions together and use the skills and knowledge they are learning in school to create imaginative solutions to Charlie's Challenge.

DOWNLOAD our Key Stage 1 & 2 Imagination Pack


DOWNLOAD our Key Stage 3 Imagination Pack

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AT HOME INVENTION KIT

This At Home Invention Kit is designed to provide parents, grandparents, nannies, and carers with lots of different activities to help children find inspiration for their new ideas in the comfort of their own home and surroundings.


DOWNLOAD the At Home Invention Kit