Creativity Games

Below you will find our creativity building games.  We release a new creativity game each Monday.

Join in the fun,  leave a comment in each of the games and see just how creative you can be.



Connected by Colour

Monday, 30 July 2012   |   Creativity Games

colour schemeThis week we're seeing in vivid colour.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  Your aim is to suggest how one of the words is related to the previous commenters word based upon a particular colour (which again must be a different colour than that used by the previous commenter) (The first person to start get's to choose two words).

  • corn
  • roof
  • ghost
  • brick
  • snail
 

Reverse Ditloids II

Monday, 23 July 2012   |   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.

  • denim
  • hinge
  • pyjamas
 

Rolling Alphabet

Monday, 16 July 2012   |   Creativity Games

abcThis week we're defining.

Game:  There is 1 random word below.  It's the starting word.  Leave a comment with a single word. It must relate to the previous comments word but its first letter is the next in the alphabet from the previous comments word.

  • arithmetic
 

Zombie Survival Guide

Monday, 09 July 2012   |   Creativity Games

ZombiesThis week we're surviving (again).

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  How would you use these items to your advantage in a zombie outbreak?  You don't have to use them altogether, your idea could use just one or a few of them.  You can also use them in conjunction with other items.

  • paper bag
  • crutch
  • shorts
  • chocolate
  • puppet
 

Flip Flop Values

Monday, 02 July 2012   |   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.

  • fish
  • encyclopedia
 

Words from Words

Monday, 25 June 2012   |   Creativity Games

WordsThis week we're recreating.

Game:  There is one random word below.  It is the starting word.  Your aim is to suggest a new word that relates to the previous comments word and also uses atleast 4 of the letters of that word.  The more letters you can incorporate the better.  If you can use all the letters then you are truly awesome.

  • playground
 

Creativitree

Sunday, 17 June 2012   |   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.

  • ghost
 

Measuring the Difference

Monday, 11 June 2012   |   Creativity Games

RulerThis week we're comparing.

Game:  There are 2 random words below.  Think of the most creative way you can to compare these two items or measure the difference between them.

  • dish
  • turf
 

Follow Words Sentence

Monday, 04 June 2012   |   Creativity Games

ChainThis week we're following on.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Use at least two of them in a sentence where each word follows on from the previous (ie the first letter of each word is the same as the last letter of the previous word and so on).  The first word of your statement must follow on from the last word of the previous comment.

  • pin
  • hinge
  • elastic
 

Word Squares

Monday, 28 May 2012   |   Creativity Games

Word SquareThis week we're arranging.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  Use one of them (or a derivative of it) to create a word square. (see below for more info.

  • straw
  • buoy
  • sunset
  • needle
  • bingo
 

A Murder Mystery

Monday, 21 May 2012   |   Creativity Games

Murder MysteryThis week we're sleuthing.

Game:  There are 4 random words below.  They somehow relate to clues found at the scene of the murder.  Your aim is to state why the previous commenters hypothesis on the murder cannot be so, followed by your own hypothesis.  Your hypothesis must rely on a different one of the random words below to the previous commenter.

  • clay
  • dragon
  • sparrow
  • bubble
 

Stuck on a Deserted Island

Monday, 14 May 2012   |   Creativity Games

Deserted IslandThis week we're surviving.

Game:  There are 5 random words below.  You have just washed up on a deserted island and these words represent items that have also washed up.  Think of the most creative ways you could use these items to help you survive.

  • bottle
  • shoes
  • thermostat
  • piano
  • bicycle
 

Hig Pig 2

Monday, 07 May 2012   |   Creativity Games

Hig PigThis week we're creating clues.

Game:  There are 5 random words listed below.  Your aim is to come up with a clue for a hig pig (see below for explanation).  You can use the words directly or something related to them.

  • ink
  • peanut
  • wisdom
  • octopus
  • spine
 

Creative Rap Lyrics

Monday, 30 April 2012   |   Creativity Games

MicrophoneThis week we're rapping.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Rap artists are the masters of figurative language and this game involves being like them.  Think of a metaphor or simile involving one of these words and express it in lyrical form.

  • mess
  • file
  • code
 

Creative Haiku Poem

Sunday, 22 April 2012   |   Creativity Games

Three PebblesThis week we're waxing poetic.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  You are to write a haiku poem where one of these words is on each line.  See below for more on what a haiku poem is.  You may pick whatever subject you like for your poem.

  • wool
  • herb
  • cactus
 

Follow the Leader

Monday, 16 April 2012   |   Creativity Games

Natural LeaderThis week we're assigning.

Game:  There are 6 random words below.  Your task is to imagine they are human (ie, each of them is actually a personification of that word) and decide which one out of the group would make the best leader.  Make sure you explain why.

  • chair
  • formula
  • kidney
  • vase
  • coal
  • evening
 

The 5th Dimension

Monday, 09 April 2012   |   Creativity Games

3dThis week we're reimagining.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Use one or more of them as inspiration to suggest a possible 5th dimension and a unit of measurement for that dimension.  Aim to be humorous or witty.  (see below for more info)

  • cat
  • snore
  • briefcase
 

Two Words

Monday, 02 April 2012   |   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.

  • mushroom
 

The Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Monday, 26 March 2012   |   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)

  • morning
  • gym
  • factory
  • chips
  • pirate
 

In a Perfect World

Monday, 19 March 2012   |   Creativity Games

WorldThis week we're wishing.

Game:  There are 3 random words below.  Use one of them as inspiration for something that would be present in a perfect world.

  • toes
  • iron
  • cartridge
 
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