ADVENTURE INTO CREATING CREATIONS CREATIVELY
Welcome to the new Daily Adventures! Below you will find inspiration, explorations, adventures, design challenges, and rabbit-holes to fall into for your entire week.
Join us as we transition to weekly versions of our Daily Adventures!
Follow along as we give you all the goodies of Daily Adventures in one place! This week we explore creativity- what is it, how to boost it, and how to put it into action. What are you waiting for? Get to creating!
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Start your journey into creativity by getting inspired by these creative thinkers, makers, and dreamers!
- Four Artistic Stories to Spark Creativity from Great Big Story (13:13)
- Beekeeper builds Lego beehive from Cleveland 5 News
- Middle schoolers recreate the journey of a refugee in Minecraft
Explore how creativity works in the brain in this week’s exploration!
Check out what your brain is doing while being creative and imaginative in The neuroscience of imagination (4:48)
Get creative with your family and friends with this week’s Adventure-tivity!
Create a map of your community including your favorite places (ice cream shops, best friend’s house, park, etc.). Inspire your map-making by exploring Google Earth Expeditions. Make a 2D version using paper and colored pencils, a 3D version with cardboard and random trinkets around the house, create a virtual tour of your community using Google Tour Creator, or become a globe-hopping film-maker with Google Earth Studio!
Watch Creative thinking (5:10) for an understanding of how to boost creativity in all areas of life.
DESIGN CHALLENGE THURSDAYS
Challenge your creativity with this week’s Design Challenge!
Your challenge is to create a standing structure that has a movable part! Collect cardboard, paper, tape, fasteners, paper clips, and get to creating! (adapted from theartofeducation.edu)
Feeling stuck? Bored? Tired of the same old, same old? Watch How to boost creativity (1:44) to change things up and get in the creative zone!
RABBIT HOLE FRIDAYS
Fall down a rabbit hole of creativity this weekend! Get lost in these addicting and creative options.
Check out these creative escape rooms you can do from the comfort of your couch!
Become an online artist! Play and create on Sketch.io!
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Thank you and Adventure on! – The TomTod Team