Creativity Brain Training Games

Flip Flop Values

Monday, 28 September 2015   |   Creativity Games

Yin YangThis week we're comparing.

Game:  There are 2 random words below.  Your aim is to suggest a value (see below) for which one is greater than the other.  The word that is greater must be opposite to the word that was greater in the previous commenters post.

  • shark
  • orchestra

Creative Mnemonics

Monday, 21 September 2015   |   Creativity Games

MemoryThis week we're defining.

Game:  There are 2 random words below.  Use them both in a mnemonic for something.  It could be anything you like but there are a few examples below if you can't think of anything.  If you pick something that these words don't fit the letters for then you can change them for a word that is similar.

  • shark
  • sunset

The Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Monday, 14 September 2015   |   Creativity Games

FlyThis week we're progressing.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  Use one of these as inspiration for something that can be used to catch or mangle whatever it was that the previous comment suggested.  The idea is that we're following the same pattern as the nursery rhyme "There was an old lady who swallowed a fly".  (See strategy below for more)

  • briefcase
  • beard
  • tent
  • vitamins
  • velcro

What's the Pattern?

Monday, 07 September 2015   |   Creativity Games

Random CirclesThis week we're sleuthing.

Game:  There are 6 random (or seemingly random) words below.  Your aim is to identify any patterns you can in the words.

  • desk
  • sofa
  • artillery
  • psychiatrist
  • essay
  • termite

Reverse Ditloids

Monday, 17 August 2015   |   Creativity Games

DitloidThis week we're constructing creative clues.

Game: There are 3 random words below.  Your aim is to create a ditloid representing a phrase that is a clue to one of these words.  (See strategy below for what a ditloid is.) Others will then try and guess your ditloid and which word you were referring to.  Try and make your clues well known phrases where you can.

  • sunrise
  • pepper
  • tear

Two Words

Monday, 10 August 2015   |   Creativity Games

Bag of StuffThis week we're inventing.

Game:  There is one random word below.  It is the starter word.  Your aim is to create a fictional item whose name is made of up of two words.  Your first word must be the second word of the poster before you.  Try and make is as wacky as possible.

  • spaghetti

The Amazing Acronym

Monday, 20 July 2015   |   Creativity Games

AcrosticThis week it's all about the letters.

Game:  There is one random word below.  It is an acronym for something that is totally amazing.  Your aim is to tell us what it stands for.

  • court

On a Scale Of

Monday, 13 July 2015   |   Creativity Games

DialThis week we're scaling.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Place them in the following sentence and finish the sentence off.

On a scale of __1__ to __2__ this __3__ is a ...

  • waltz
  • paradise
  • palace


Monday, 29 June 2015   |   Creativity Games

CreativitreeThis week we're branching.

Game:  There is 1 random word below.  It is the root of our tree.  Every word is a branch of our creativitree.  Your aim is to pick a branch and split it into two new words representing concepts relating to the original branch.  You can't use a concept that has been used already somewhere else on the creativitree.

  • gallery

Reverse Cryptic Crossword

Monday, 22 June 2015   |   Creativity Games

Cryptic CrosswordThis week we're being cryptic.

Game:  There are 6 random words below.  Your aim is to come up with a cryptic clue for one of them (similar to what you would find in a cryptic crossword).  See below for more on what a cryptic clue may be.

  • map
  • wolf
  • porch
  • diver
  • ipad
  • button

In Half

Monday, 08 June 2015   |   Creativity Games

HalfThis week we're dividing.

Game:  There are 5 random words listed below.  Your aim is to divide them in half.  Think about all the different ways you could achieve this.  As always, remember to be creative. (Read the strategy section below for an example that might give you some inspiration.)

  • desk
  • baton
  • razor
  • paradise
  • book

Creative Facts - Balderstats

Monday, 01 June 2015   |   Creativity Games

StatisticsThis week we're fooling.

Game:  There are 2 random words below.  Use both of them to come up with a fact or statistic.  Your statement is to be completely made up but try and make it sound as believable as possible.

  • flight
  • cup

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