What Activities Develop Students' Creative Thinking?

What Activities Develop Students' Creative Thinking?

What Activities Develop Students' Creative Thinking?

Listening to music and painting nurtures creativity in students, according to Global Post. The class can play "Questions Without Answer," which is a game where difficult questions are asked for everyone to answer. Students can create a haiku, and they must insert three chosen words in the poem.

"Loose Ends" is a game that requires hanging two pieces of string that hang parallel from a jungle gym. The strings should be close together, but they should be far enough to the point where someone holding one string cannot touch the other. The group must find a way to tie the strings.

"Chicken, Rice and Dog" is a game in which students need to figure out how to move a dog, chicken and rice across a river; however, a boat only holds one person and one item at a time. The team must think of how to successfully move everything without the dog eating the chicken and the chicken eating the rice.

"Tom Swifty" is a writing game where a list of words are presented, and the children must come up with the appropriate Tom Swifty phrase. A Tom Swifty is a sentence attached with a pun. "Squiggles" is a game that requires a piece of paper with a squiggle line drawn on it. The children should create an image from the line. Add objects or categories to make it more challenging.