The Name Game:
How Many Ways Can You 'Say'
Today's snack: Take graham crackers
and chew in and around them to form the letters of your first name. You may
want to frost the letters once you have them done, with a little softened cream
cheese to which you add a few drops of milk and some powdered sugar. Then, once
you've enjoyed looking at your name . . . EAT YOURSELF!!!
a piece of paper and a pen or pencil
supplies to create your name in the fashion that you select
Creative people love to "think up"
new ways of doing things. They love to be original . . . to try new
combinations . . . to boldly create where no one has created before!
So let's put a creative claim on
your very own name!
How many different ways can you
express your name? Number from one to 10 on a piece of paper, and start keeping
track. Here are some to get you started:
it with a pencil.
out in Morse code.
it in sign language.
the letters out of a paper plate.
it in powdered laundry soap.
it in 3-D with interlocking block toys.
10. Fold pieces of paper into the shape
of the letters.
how many more ways can you list?
If your name has a special
significance, or can symbolize something else, maybe you could work an image of
that into your creative effort. For example, the name "Bill" could also be the
bill of a duck. You could sketch a duck's bill around the letters.
Keep going! Walk around and look for
clues for as many ways as you can come up with to express your name. Try for
25! 50! Or more!
Now choose the very best idea, and