cre·a·tiv·i·ty[kree-ey-tiv-i-tee, kree-uh-] noun
the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns,relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality,progressiveness, or imagination
See? You can break the rules, right? Here is your challenge, if you choose to take it, and I hope you do! I have blogged about this little mind stretching activity before. Take 1 fairly common object and come up with 3 to 5 unusual and fresh uses for it.
I did that with a stepladder here:
and a candlestick here:
and a little step stool here:
Some ideas for common objects to play with include a book, a vase, a silver tray, a suitcase, a wood box, a teacup. If you do the challenge, please let me know in a comment below and if you blog about it, let me know--I will share some of them! Have fun, break the rules, push your creativity! I am excited to see who participates and what you come up with!