Collect a number of items that are associated with a specific profession, social trend, place, public figure, historical event, animal, etc.
Assemble actual items (or pictures of items) that are commonly associated with the target answer.
Classroom problem solving activities need not be dull and routine.
Ideally, the problem solving activities you give your students will engage their senses and be genuinely fun to do.
Here are five classroom problem solving activities your students are sure to benefit from as well as enjoy doing: Having your students create lists related to whatever you are currently studying can be a great way to help them to enrich their understanding of a topic while learning to problem-solve.
For example, if you are studying a historical, current or fictional event that did not turn out favorably, have your students brainstorm ways that the protagonist or participants could have created a different, more positive outcome.
The final problem solving game in this trilogy is Solve It which is a collection of logic and problem based challenges designed to get your group thinking fast and finding solutions to a variety of paper based puzzles.
Within this post there are also some extra little games and presentation slides to enhance your session.
The group has a limited amount of food and water and must create shelter from items around the island.
Encourage working together as a group and hearing out every child that has an idea about how to make it through the three days as safely and comfortably as possible.