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Home Inventions

Last updated date: 04th Mar 2024
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Introduction to Home Inventions

The invention is a process or an idea of converting a thing into a more useful thing through a certain method. An invention is a result of an idea. Inventors deeply study the things which they want to invent. It is an investigation process where an inventor investigates and deeply studies that thing. 

The invention can be a success or failure. Inventions are everywhere. It depends upon the inventor’s mind and study. Inventors made every possible effort to complete their inventions more effectively and successfully. Any new thing which is invented by a person is called an invention.

Inventions can encourage kids to do more creative things and build their skills. Here is an electric invention activity. You can try this at your home.

Home Inventions 

You look at your home. You find inventions in everything like in your clothes, in your mobiles, computers, your furniture and in electricity. Some of the examples of home inventions are - 

  • Electricity  - It is a form of energy that occurs in nature. It is not only one person who invented electricity but the first person who invented it was Benjamin Franklin in the 1700s.

  • Home Inventor - The best invention for a home is a home inverter. It is an electronic device. It is an emergency backup of electricity outages. When the main supply is off, we use a home inverter. The function of an inverter for a home is to convert the direct supply to an alternate supply.

  • Telephone - Alexander Graham Bell was the one who invented the telephone. From 1876 till now, new versions of telephones were invented. We can understand with the help of the image below:

Stages of Evolution of Telephone

Stages of Evolution of Telephone

Fruit LED Lights

Electric Invention

Electric Invention

Things you need to made it at home are-

Lemons, copper wire, paper clips, LED light bulbs, dimes.

  • First, squeeze lemon to release the juice but without breaking its skin.

  • Cut two slices of lemon and add a dime on one side of the lemon and on the other side add a paperclip.

  • Now, join both slices using copper wires in such a way that one end is attached to dine and the other with a clip.

  • Connect the last wire to the LED light bulb from the negative and positive ends. 

5 Greatest Electronic Inventions 

  • Printing Press With Movable Type. Invented in Germany around 1439.

  • Papyrus Paper. Invented in Egypt.

  • Wheel and Axle. Invented in Mesopotamia.

  • Electric Light Bulb. Invented in the United States in 1879.

  • Compass. Invented in China during the 11th century.

Facts about Inventions

  • The can opener was invented 48 years ago after the can. 

  • The lighter was invented before the match.

  • Traffic lights were used before the motor car.

  • Nylon is made from coal and petroleum.

  • The straw was invented in Egypt to taste beer.

  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.


In this article, we learn about different home inventions. Home inventions include electrical, furniture, clothing, and many other things.  It is an investigation process where an inventor investigates and deeply studies that thing. An inventor is a person who invented anything that is useful and invents things as an occupation is called an inventor and Invention is a process which is done by the inventor useful for the human is known as a home invention, Inventor for home term is also used for it.

FAQs on Home Inventions

1. Which nation made the most inventions?

Switzerland continues to top the world in innovation, followed by the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

2. Name some greatest and some useless inventions?

There are many inventions but the main and greatest inventions are- 

  • The Wheel - some people considered the wheel the greatest invention of all time. The wheel was created by the Sumerian people in Mesopotamia.

  • The Printing Press - the printing press was invented in China in 1436 by Johannes Gutenberg. It is a machine by which text and images are transferred from paper to other media by means of a link. 

  • The Computer - computer was invented by Charles Babbage in 1833. It is very difficult to think about life without a computer. And an automatic digital computer by Charles Babbage.

Below stated are some of the useless inventions:

  • Screen privacy hat/scarf thing

  • Shoe umbrellas

  • Butterstick

  • Fish training kit

  • Motorised ice-cream cone

3. What impact do inventions have on how we live?

New tools, devices, procedures, and medications, among other inventions, have greatly benefited society. New methods to construct, move, communicate, heal, study, and play are made possible by inventions, which also enable individuals all over the world to live longer, healthier, and much more successful lives.