Creative Thinking Prompt: Summer Monster
Create a Summertime Monster.
First, list all the facts that you know about summer.
Grab a clump of clay. Mush it as you think about your summertime facts.
Next, think about traits of a monster. (Your monster can be cute or scary.)
Now take some of your summer facts and combine it with some of your monster traits to create a Summer Monster.
How does your Summer Monster help Nature during Summer? Name your monster.
Creative Thinking Prompt: Doughnuts!
Yummy! Today is National Doughnut Day!
Imagine you are the Lochness Monster, a centaur, a mermaid or a unicorn enjoying a delicious doughnut. What part of that doughnut do you enjoy eating the most? The flavor, the frosting, what’s inside the doughnut, etc.
Create a new doughnut for an imaginary creature.
What will the flavor be? How does the flavor connect to your creature?
What type of frosting or glaze will you use?
What will the shape of your doughnut be – a fritter, a jelly-filled, a cake, a longjohn, or something else?
What decorations will you add?
What will you name your new creation?
Did you know that the doughnut was created on a ship? Read The Hole Story of the Doughnut, a picture book written by Pat Miller, to learn how the doughnut came into existence.