Don’t show Humpty Dumpty until everyone has finished drawing.
One group (A’s) not allowed to write anything down. Other group (B’s) can list their ideas on paper. Every group nominates a spokesperson. Ask them to come up with as many names as they can in 5 minutes - it is quantity not quality at this stage. After 5 minutes stop them and get a spokesperson from an A group to list their ideas on a flipchart. Then get another A group to do the same. Compare with number of ideas from B groups. Typically B groups who captured ideas will have between 3 and 10 times more names captured.
Put one or two volunteers facing the wall on their own. Compare the lists after 5 or 10 mins - volunteers should have a lot less than the others due to a lack of visual stimulation
Oxford Dictionary definition of ‘innovate’: ‘to introduce a new process or new way of doing things’ Having the ability or power to create: Human beings are creative animal
The answer is: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe and close the door. This question tests whether you tend to do simple things in an overly complicated way.
2. How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?
Wrong Answer: Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant and close the refrigerator. Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the elephant and close the door. This tests your ability to think through the repercussions of your actions.
3.The Lion King is hosting a strategic away day for the animals. All the animals attend except one. Which animal does not attend?
Answer: The Elephant. The Elephant is in the refrigerator, remember. This tests your memory.
4. There is a river you must cross. But it is inhabited by crocodiles. How do you manage it?
Answer: You swim across. Why? All the Crocodiles are attending the away day. This tests whether you learn quickly from your mistakes.