Tag: Creative thinking skills

Tangle & Zentangle Art

Art and meditation can take on many forms and Zentangle patterns combine both of these awesome things in a creative way. If this idea has piqued your interest, there are a few rules you’ll need to know before you begin drawing with dots, lines, curves, S-curves, and orbs, and […]

Ed Emberley

Ed Emberley – Ed Emberley’s webpage contains biographical information about the author, a list of books he’s written, and some fun things to do.Ed Emberley Drawing Pages: – The main page of Ed Emberley’s page contains something fun to draw. Scroll down to the bottom and click on “older pages” […]

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

Perhaps you’ve heard that a picture is worth 1000 words, I say a picture can be worth so much more than that because it is a wonderful way to inspire creative stories.Use this picture to inspiration to your imagination.Here are a few suggestions to get you started:Where does […]

Carton Creations

For this challenge you will need:A clean milk or juice cartonCraft supplies: Construction paper, scissors, glue, scissors, markers, ruler, pencil, paint, paint brush, etc.A craft knife and another other things you feel you need to make your creation. Tips This is an open-ended activity, so pretty much anything […]

Think Quick Challenge: ABC Version

This Think Quick Challenge makes learning, and using, the alphabet much more fun and interesting. Plus it keeps you on your mental toes!You will need: A plain set of alphabet cards, tiles, dice, blocks, etc., and a container Letters can be written on index cards or printed from […]

Make Your Own What’s Missing Picture

Play this game inside or out. Here’s what you’ll need to make the picture or play the game…A camera and 10-20 different itemsOptional: Paper, something to draw with, and stickers.Camera Version: Put your items on a table or in the grass and take a picture. Remove one or […]

Creative Inspirations #2

Each month I like to offer my kids a bunch of activities that’ll spark their imagination and creativity. I think the stories and activities a person can come up with when offered an open-ended idea is amazing. For this activity, you will need: Drawing & craft supplies, an audio/video […]

Hoop Challenge

Today, I’m offering you a challenge that includes any size hoop or ring! The object of this challenge is for you to do something creative with one or more hoops or rings. Here are the rules for the challenge…The hoop/ring can be any size.The hoop/ring can be made from any […]

Animal Antics – Game

To play Animal Antics, you will need: A deck of letter cards or letter tiles (A-Z),and a container.A color or black and white set can be printed from here.You may also write letters on index cards.Directions: Put all the letters in a container, have players close their eyes before […]