Children’s Books about Inventors Perfect for Teaching STEM
Teaching STEM with these books about inventors will spark children’s imagination, inspiring them to develop and improve their own creative ideas.
Teaching STEM with Picture Books
Celebrate the creativity of the individuals who have changed the world and made our lives better. Most children love to tinker, build and create.
Sharing these books are a great way to spark children’s curiosity and imagination and inspire an interest in inventing and engineering. These inventors will inspire your students in the process of creating, problem-solving and reflecting, helping them develop and improve their own creative ideas. These books help in supporting teaching STEM.
You can inspire kid inventors in your classroom further with the post 6 Brilliant Ways to Promote Kid Inventors in the Classroom. The activities look at an inventor’s process, helping your students develop their own creative ideas.
Picture Book for teaching STEM
Ada's Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer by Fiona Roberton
Alan Turing by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
The Crayon Man: The True Story of the Invention of Crayola Crayons by Natascha Biebow
The Girl Who Thought In Pictures by Julia Finley Mosca
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones
The Last Kappa of Old Japan: A Magical Journey of Two Friends by Sunny Seki
Marvelous Mattie by Emily Arnold McCully
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne
Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge by Rachel Dougherty
Inventors Month is a great way to spark children’s curiosity and imagination. The month celebrates the people behind the many inventions we can’t live without.
Remember to check out the post 6 Brilliant Ways to Promote Kid Inventors in the Classroom. The activities look at an inventor’s process, helping your students develop their own creative ideas.
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