Topic: imagination

Thinking about Imaginary Friends

This is an activity that works best with younger children (7-8 years old is ideal). There are several books that can prompt thinking about imaginary friends. You might try: These books can be used alone or one after another for a series of conversations about imaginary friends. You can read the book(s) and then ask Thinking about Imaginary Friends

The Imaginary House

toy house on snail

Materials needed: A paper and a pen.  Description: The imaginary house is a small activity to keep children’s imagination power alive. The activity starts with the facilitator assuming the role of a builder and home designer. Participants will be shown basic things like ceiling fan, table fan, Air Conditioners, television set; objects like a laptop, The Imaginary House

Imagining New Realities

drawing of man siting by reflection of the moon

“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” – Lewis Carroll Materials needed: Computer (and projector if possible) to show video clip, paper and writing utensil, white board and dry erase marker or chalkboard and chalk Activity: Part 1: Play Video Clip Part 2: Ask students to write a list of 5 things Imagining New Realities

How Did You Feel? Exercise

Materials Needed: Notecards Pens/Pencils The Game: This is a very simple game that is meant to encourage students to feel empathy—or at least, think about feeling empathy—for their fellow students. And if empathy has any role in moral development (as we think it does), then this exercise, although very simple, is a useful one. Step How Did You Feel? Exercise