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Invention at Play

examines how play -- the ordinary work of childhood -- connects with the creative impulse. Read about inventors of the ski, sailboard, surgical robot, unfolding structures, water purifier, barbed wire, Velcro, Kevlar, post-it note, microwave, high-efficiency wind turbine, and telephone. (Smithsonian Institution)

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retend play helps us learn to think visually and spatially and to both capture and express ideas.

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