In today’s world creativity is a skill that has become essential to success. Everyone is born with creative ability. However, over time this creativity is replaced by habit and conformity. School tends to teach students that there is only one right answer to every challenge. For example, one way to do the math problem. We are trained to believe th
at making a mistake is failing, and taking risks isn’t a good choice. So how can we spark our creativity?
Use any or all of the 25 Creativity Cards to work on specific personal skills that you wish to develop or use a variety of cards as a cla
ss or family to boost everyone’s creativity! They offer a quick and easy way to shift students’ creative mindset by using them at the beginning or end of class. Work through the cards as a family and strengthen your relationship with each other.
Benefits of Creativity Exercises
- Improves mood
- Boosts self-esteem
- Improves cognitive thinking
- Can help improve social life and build relationships
- Alleviate stress and anxiety
- Improve Meta Skills
- Openness to new things
- Embracing doubt and uncertainty
- Improve Process Skills
- Visualizing ideas
- Analyzing processes and systems to make improvements
- Flexibility, fluency, originality
- Learn through experimentation
The creativity cards present prompts and challenges that can be used on a daily basis to make a shift to a more creative mindset.They are conveniently sized so that you can carry them with you. These cards provide you with the flexibility to choose which activity you want to start with and what you choose to do next. There is no set order.