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Samuel Thomas Houghton

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A Sweeping Device With Two Heads

Samuel Thomas Houghton, a 3-year-old British boy, saw his father sweeping their backyard one day, switching back and forth between a small broom and a large broom.

He believed there could be an easier way to do the job. So, he came up with an effective & imaginative solution by strapping the two different brooms together with a large rubber band.

He called it a ‘SWEEPING DEVICE WITH TWO HEADS’.

Samuel is one of the youngest people ever to have been granted a patent at the age of just 5!

What is a Patent?
A patent gives an inventor the right to stop other people from making or using their invention.

Do you like to think about things that don’t yet exist to make life easier?
Do you like to solve problems or invent things?
❇️ Stay home and be creative
❇️ Find a problem
❇️ Do your research
❇️ Use home materials
❇️ Try to solve the problem

?HAVE FUN?

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