Friday, May 2, 2014

What do these pictures have in common?

Take a look at this picture from Josh Wilson.

What do all of these pictures have in common? (exclude the middle picture as it is merely decorative)

If you know answer in the comments section.

They are all things over your head.

These types of brain teasers are great for kids as long as they are challenging but not overly hard for their grade level. Think about all of the great group discussion that could happen with a picture riddle like this.

Student could use picture editors to create an image like this. A downloaded program like would work or use a free an online editor like Pixlr  or  SumoPaint.

They could also use PowerPoint to create What (or Who) am I riddles. Tammy Worcester Tang has a great tutorial on how to do this process.

Use some graphics in your class and see if you can get some good discussion going.

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