This history Black inventors episode of the Parent Busters podcast will surprise you! Join us in some fun facts about Black inventors in history for kids and parents to learn together — great for Black History Month activities or history lessons all year!
Learning About The History Black Inventors
In this super interesting Parent Busters podcast episode, we’ll the history Black inventors as part of our Black History Month celebration for kids!
What are some Black history inventions?
- What is Black History Month?
- Why does everything think George Washington Carver invented peanut butter? (Wait… did George Washington Carver invent peanut butter?)
- Why is American Inventor Lonnie Johnson super important for kids?
- What do peanut butter and shampoo have in common?
- Who invented potato chips?
- Who really invented peanut butter?
- What’s the deal with people who cut crust off of bread?
- What major inventions did Black people invent?
- Why we should celebrate Black History Month?
- Why is February Black History Month?
- & SO MUCH MORE about Black inventors technology and history
Add this fun podcast for kids and parents to your Black History Month lessons, Black history inventors list, or history studies any time of year!
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Black History Month Facts for Kids
- When is Black History Month? Black History Month occurs annually in February of each year.
- Black History Month Dates: Saturday, February 1 – February 28
- Black History Month was initially just a week long! It was created in 1926 by the Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, who wanted to honor the contributions of African American inventors and important Black people in history.
Why is February Black History Month?
Both Frederick Douglass, a leader in the abolitionist movement (an organized effort to end the practice of slavery in the United States), and Abraham Lincoln have birthdays in February. It is said that this is one of the reasons Black History Month was chosen for the month of February (February 28th or February 29th during a Leap Year).
History of Black Inventors Podcast Episode References, Sources, and Resources
- Homeschool Super Freak
- Toy Hall Of Fame
- Smithsonian National Museum of American History
- National Peanut Board
- All That’s Interesting