Use the qualities identified in the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking to help build creative confidence in your students. Here are a handful of quick, fun activities to strengthen kids' divergent thinking.
Asking students to graph subjective traits and characteristics leads to deep thinking, fuzzy problems, and classrooms debates. Take graphs beyond math and apply them to character discussions, and science and social studies judgments.
"Create" is at the top of Bloom's Taxonomy, but is often a difficult task to control. Half the class gets too silly, and half is unable to get started. This video introduces a simple framework for scaffolded creation.