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Creative Thinking Prompt: Alien Pizza

Creative Thinking Prompt: Alien Pizza

For pizza lovers out there, today is National Pizza Day. Invented in Naples, Italy around the 10th century, pizza is America’s second favorite fast food behind number one fav hamburgers.

The Guinness World Records chronicles the largest pizza at a total surface area of 13,580.28 ft² (1,261.65 m²) in Rome, Italy on December 13, 2012. The 100% gluten-free pizza was named Ottavia in honor of the Roman emperor Octavian Augustus. –http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/largest-pizza

Creative Thinking Prompt: Alien Pizza

Invent a pizza for an alien to eat. What unique ingredients would you use? What would the crust be made from? Will it thick or thin? What shape will your pizza be? How would your pizza be assembled? What is the best way to eat your pizza? What nutrients or superpowers might your alien receive by eating your pizza? Name your pizza and give step-by-step directions on how to make this specialty pizza.

Think Deeper: How are you like a pizza? How is an alien like a pizza? How is a worm like a pizza?

Creative Thinking Prompt: DIY Book Covers

Creative Thinking Prompt: DIY Book Covers

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To make these cool book covers, visit Suzy Myer’s blog at http://suzyssitcom.com/2015/08/more-book-cover-patterns-for-school.html

Creative Thinking Prompt: Design and create book covers that represent you or the subject matter of the book in an abstract manner.

  1. Brainstorm a list of materials that can be used to cover a book. Here are some ideas to get your list started: legos, puzzle pieces
  2.  Make a list of different things, colors, animals, etc. that you feel a connection to.
  3. From this list, sketch out different designs on paper before deciding on one.
  4. Once you’ve decided on a design, experiment with different materials from your list to build your design.
  5. Create!

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.