Bubble Wrap® Competition for Young Inventors

Congratulations to the three finalists and seven semi-finalists in the 5th annual competiton. Although only one can go home with the grand prize, all of the inventors in this year’s Bubble Wrap Competition for Young Inventors are winners and should be very proud of what they have accomplished.

Grand Prize Winner

Lillith Bulawa – Ava, NY – “Floating Garden of Bubble-On” - A garden that floats on top of water with the aid of Bubble Wrap® cushioning. This self-watering garden sits in a box atop a raft, which is made buoyant by Bubble Wrap® material, and is designed to help save crops in flood zones. View...

Second Place Winner

Autumn Trogdon – Windsor, CA – “Cell Phone Holder” - An inexpensive, lightweight cell phone case made entirely of Bubble Wrap® cushioning. It is created as a low cost way for keeping your phone safe. View...

Third Place Winner

Mackenzie Conkling – Massapequa, NY – “Uber Bubble Glove” - A glove insulated by two different layers of Bubble Wrap® material and covered by a larger glove in order keep the hands of people affected by ailments like Raynaud’s Disease warm in cold weather. View...

SEMI-FINALISTS

  • Kai Wai Danner – Santa Rosa, CA – “the Green Bubble” - A greenhouse insulated with a double layer of Bubble Wrap. This insulation allows crops to grow in different climates year round. View...
  • Victoria Yuan – Bala Cynwyd, PA – “the Bubble Bed” - A lightweight, durable, inexpensive and waterproof bed made up of many layers of Bubble Wrap to help keep victims of natural disaster’s comfortable and safe from the elements when sleeping. View...
  • Thomas Guo – Wynnewood, PA – “Bubble Wrap Pipe Insulator” - A quick, inexpensive way to prevent water pipes from freezing and/or bursting by using multiple layers of Bubble Wrap to insulate them. View...
  • Bradley York – Franklin, TN – “Water Wrap” - A Bubble Wrap pouch that allows people in third world countries to carry large amounts of water greater distances, which will cut down on the number of trips made to get water a day. View...
  • Ni’Gere Epps – Harvey, IL – “Enviro-Feeder” - An environmentally friendly birdhouse that is made using Bubble Wrap and other reusable and recyclable materials. This cost-effective birdhouse can be made by kids without having to risk of injury associated with using saws, nails, hammers and other tools. View...
  • Emily Fasano – Massapequa, NY – “Slipper/Sock Inserts” - A Bubble Wrap insert that goes inside slippers and/or socks that is created for people who sleepwalk and wander. The popping noise of the Bubble Wrap will wake the person up, which in turn, prevents possible injury. View...
  • Alysia Rathbun – North Stonington, CT – “Poppin Ice” - An ice cube tray made of Bubble Wrap. You fill the craters of an already popped sheet of Bubble Wrap with water, put it in the freezer and it makes perfect ice cubes that are easy to access. View...