#1. Lip Synch to an Opera or a Musical! Do a dramatic rendition of a piece of music that is not your usual cup of tea. Give it your ALL baby!
#2. Make Plaster Casts of Each Other- aka. Pour Plaster on Your Lover’s Head- aka. Plaster Casting for Fun and Profit…(but that is highly misleading) the only profit you will likely see is an enriched creative life and a few good laughs with your partner in crime.
#3. 30 Second Dance Off- ’nuff said.
#4. Play Dress Up! Yes, we are talking to grown ups here too!
#5. Pretend You’re A Spy
#6. Scribble Art #1- Scribble on a page with black marker, fill it in with glorious color!
#7. Make Up Your Own Recipe and serve to family and friends!
#8. Go to the Park or Playground & PLAY like you’re 7 years old!
#9. Build Things in the Sand! Give yourself mermaid boobies!
#10. Go on a Drive- just for the fun of it!
#11. Go Explore a Cemetery.
#12. Play “The Floor is Lava”- Try not to die.
#13. Play Improv Games- Two of our favorites are ‘First Line, Last Line’ & ‘Radio Station’.
#14. Make a Movie!
#15. Write a Comedy Show- OR at the very least memorize a Monte Python or Carol Burnette Sketch (or Saturday Night Live etc….) and perform it with friends!
#16. Learn To JUGGLE!
#17. Have A Drawing Night!
#18. Give Yourself a Random and Bizarre Mission! Do not stop until you have accomplished said mission.
#19. Redecorate a room without any consideration for “good taste”.
#20. Write a Poem
#21. Play Games with Color! examples: What sound does red make? What movement does blue make? What shape is this sound???
#22. Play the “What Would You Do?” Game. What would you do if a semi ran into the side of your house? What would you do if your dad was hiding an alien in his basement? What would you do…???
#23. Play “Would You Rather?” Old School with Questions from Your Mind Powers.
#24. An Exercise with Texture! Stare at a textured wall or into the bark or leaves of a tree and FIND PICTURES. What do you see? Draw it if you can!
#25. Scribble Game #2- Quickly draw a loose scribble and then turn it into a picture. Even more fun if you play with someone else and draw scribbles for one another to transform.
#26. Balancing Act- Pick random objects and balance them on the palm of your hand.
#27. Hang upside down & imagine the ceiling is the floor. Now walk through your house on your ceiling. Watch out for the ceiling fan!!!
#28. The Cross Your Eyes Dot Game! (You’ve got to listen to our PODCAST to learn to do this one!:))
#29. Speak Pig Latin or Backwards FOR FUN and PLEASURE! Ouyay ancay ooday tiay! (translation: You can do it!)
You are a magnificent creative being! Try one or more of these to spark your creativity or use them as a jumping off point for your own creative adventures!
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