Category Archives: analogical thinking

Creative Thinking Prompt: Build A Snowman Without Snow

Creative Thinking Prompt: Build A Snowman Without Snow

http://www.upcycleddesignlab.com/2012/12/upcycled-book-snowman-christmas-decoration.html

http://fromdiaperstodiamonds.com/do-you-want-to-build-a-snowman-without-snow/

https://www.hometalk.com/25048240/s-13-surprising-ways-to-make-a-snowman-for-your-porch?page_num=14

https://grillo-designs.com/wandas-cup-snowman/

Creative Thinking Prompt: Brainstorm 25 ways to build a snowman without using snow. What are other materials you can use? Take a few ideas from your list and build your snowmen.

Think Deeper: Create a snowman village.

Creative Thinking Prompt: Surrealism

Creative Thinking Prompt: Surrealism

 Rene Magritte

Surrealism art is an art form that reunites the world of dream and fantasy with everyday reality, a mix of conscious and unconscious realms.

Artist Rene Magritte’s surrealism artwork challenges others, in an unexpected manner, to view his art not as it appears to be, but as it appears not. For Magritte, what is concealed is more important than what is open to view.

This art by Rene Magritte looks like a pipe but its translation is “This is not a pipe.”

Creative Thinking Prompt: If this is not a pipe, what else can it be?

Brainstorm alternate uses for this item. Develop a new name for this “pipe”.

Creative Thinking Prompt: Design A Chair That’s You

Creative Thinking Prompt: Design A Chair That’s You

A chair is a commonly used object. Here are some truly unique ones.

 rhino, walrus, octopus

 books and CDs

Creative Thinking Prompt: Design a chair that represents you. Use your imagination to create a chair that doesn’t resemble a traditional chair. Make it as original as you. What are some different types of chairs (rocking chair, throne, etc.)? What materials would you use and why? What is the purpose of your chair? What colors will you use? How will you decorate/embellish your chair? How will you use your chair? How many legs will your chair have? Will your chair have a back? What will the back look like? How will the seat of your chair be designed? Sketch your chair design.

To view some more interesting chairs, visit:

http://www.digsdigs.com/50-awesome-creative-chair-designs/

https://www.designswan.com/archives/10-ultra-cool-chairs-design.html