Creative Thinking Prompt: Create Original Stories Using Why
Why do snakes slither?
Why does a cow “moo?”
Why don’t humans have eyes in the back of their heads?
Why does the sun greet the day and the moon greet the night?
Why does it snow only where it’s cold?
Right away, our minds search for a logical answer to these questions based on the knowledge we already know. For the moment, put that aside. Pick two questions. For each one, use your imagination to develop a mini-story as to why these things happened. The stories can be farfetched like a Tall Tale if you’d like.
Think Deeper: Make up your own why questions and share with a friend.