Creative Thinking Prompt: DIY Book Covers
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.
- 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
- Make a list of different things, colors, animals, etc. that you feel a connection to.
- From this list, sketch out different designs on paper before deciding on one.
- Once you’ve decided on a design, experiment with different materials from your list to build your design.
Creative Thinking Prompt: What Else Is A Wreath?
Wreaths are used for many occasions such as Christmas, weddings, memorials, and funerals. When else might a wreath be used?
Sometimes they are worn as crowns to denote rank. What else can a wreath be used for?
Wreaths are typically shaped in a circle with no end and no beginning. What might happen if a wreath was a different shape like an oval, rectangle, or a diamond?
Wreaths are made from several different materials like fir branches, flowers, Styrofoam, tissue paper, and woven straw. What other materials can a wreath be made from?
Creative Thinking Prompt: Use your imagination to design a wreath that can be used on a car. What is the purpose of your wreath? How will it be used? What materials will you use? What is your wreath’s shape?
Creative Thinking Prompt: Santa’s Beard Games
What things can you find in Santa’s beard? Using the ABCs, list things one might find in Santa’s beard on Christmas Eve.
Pin the beard on Santa.
What else can this be? Brainstorm 15 different things this could be.
Make an origami Santa hat at https://weheartit.com/entry/52375235
Design a new style for Santa’s beard and mustache. With this new style, is Santa still Santa? Yes or no, and why?
Oh no! Santa’s beard didn’t grow in time. What else could Santa wear to replace his beard? Brainstorm 10 things Santa could wear.
Creative Thinking Prompt: Invent your own Santa’s Beard game.