Creativity Toolbox

Welcome to the Creativity Toolbox. Here you can find different activities to use in your lecture. Please visit us again, we will be adding many more activities to the Creativity Toolbox in the coming months.

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Catchwords

The catchword method is used to start the creative process by developing random terms.

Analysis & problem definition

Clarifying Challenge

Description of the clarifying challenge What is this technique about? The clarifying challenge method is also known as downloading (Scharmer, 2016) respectively uploading (becreate.ch, n.d.)

Analysis & problem definition

Continue the Story

Description What is this technique about The students are given a beginning of a story that the teacher has developed. Every student is also assigned

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Dance Battle

Using icebreaker activities and re-energizers in the classroom effectively helps to “break the ice” in various ways: Adult learners get acquainted, start conversations, build trust,

Ideation & Conceptual design

Disruptive Images

It is becoming more recognized that if a company wants to have long-term success, innovation is the key. But some will argue that the engineering

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Flower

It is becoming more recognized that if a company wants to have long-term success, innovation is the key. But some will argue that the engineering

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Help the old lady

In creativity processes, both convergent and divergent thinking are important. Thus, to run an effective creativity process, it is Important that all participants are aware

Design & Prototyping

Magic Play Dough

It is becoming more recognized that if a company wants to have long-term success, innovation is the key. But some will argue that the engineering

Multiple

Motivational video

Using icebreaker activities and re-energizers in the classroom effectively help to “break the ice” in various ways: Adult learners get acquainted, start conversations, build trust,

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Music Quiz

Using icebreaker activities and re-energizers in the classroom effectively help to “break the ice” in various ways: Adult learners get acquainted, start conversations, build trust,

Multiple

Oxford vs. Cambridge

Using icebreaker activities and re-energizers in the classroom effectively help to “break the ice” in various ways: Adult learners get acquainted, start conversations, build trust,

Multiple

Photo Story

It is becoming more recognized that if a company want to have long term success, innovation is the key. But some will argue that the

Multiple

Pictionary

Using icebreaker activities and re-energizers in the classroom effectively help to “break the ice” in various ways: Adult learners get acquainted, start conversations, build trust,

Multiple

Reframing Matrix

In problem analysis, humans identify challenges and make sense of them based on prior experience. In ideation processes, the resulting thinking habits and cognitive biases naturally

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Role play

It is becoming more recognized that if a company want to have long term success, innovation is the key. But some will argue that the

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Taking a Picture

Using icebreaker activities and re-energizers in the classroom effectively help to “break the ice” in various ways: Adult learners get acquainted, start conversations, build trust,

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