If you are a fan of the hit TV reality competition, Masterchef, then you would be familiar with the concept of the mystery box challenge – it’s actually my favourite part of the show! For those who don’t know, the contestants are each presented with a box of identical, mystery ingredients from which they are […]
35 Resources To Encourage Inquiry & Inventive Thinking
I’ve scoured the internet, including all of my favourite social media sites, to bring you a fantastic collection of online inquiry and inventive thinking resources that I know will inspire and motivate both you and your students. The collection includes Lego, science, practical activity ideas, engineering, videos, animation, technology and a tonne of fun facts […]
5 Construction Challenges for Kids With BIG Ideas
A construction based challenge can be an excellent project for encouraging children to think creatively, to solve problems and to express their own ideas using a range of practical materials. Construction challenges provide a fabulous platform for the development of a range of important study, work and life skills, including; Inventiveness Problem solving Creative thinking […]
Do You Know a Child With BIG Ideas?
This is a sponsored post. Do you know? Given space, opportunity and the right support, kids are fabulous at solving problems and devising fresh, new and innovative ideas. Today I am excited to share news of a fabulous initiative that will see some of Australia’s brightest young thinkers fly off on the adventure of a […]