Kids' wacky inventions made real

  • 16 February 2016
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Imagine coming up with the craziest invention - and then seeing it in real life.

The INVENTORS! Project asked over 450 children in Sunderland in the north of England to draw their inventions.

The project then asked local designers and manufacturers to make some of them into real life products.

Take a look at some of the best ones.

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Image caption Ten-year-old Kai designed this tennis ball which you can control to make it faster or more powerful, depending on what kind of tennis game you fancied playing.
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Image caption Designers created this model of his idea, where you can turn the dial to select speed and turn again to select power.
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Image caption Georgia, who was 11, invented this hook to help her get crisps from the bottom of a tub.
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Image caption A designer came up with this model of a hook to fit inside the crisp tub.
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Image caption Nine-year-old Wendy invented this long scooter for all the family to ride at the same time.
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Image caption It was created in real life, with handlebars which can be adjusted to different heights to allow the whole family to ride.
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Image caption Sophia, aged five, wanted to design an umbrella to keep ladybirds dry in the rain.
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Image caption Her idea was created out of glass.
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Image caption Ten-year-old Kaja invented a self-watering plant pot which you can programme so you don't have to remember to water your plants.
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Image caption Her invention was created with a water sensor that detects that the soil is too dry, which sets off a device to water the plant.

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