Design Think: Ideation game for kids
What makes you creative? What triggers ideas in oneself?
Intelligo, the root of intelligence, means to “select among.”
Design Think is a tangible outdoor game to enhance the skill of ideation based on the fundamental of “making more novel combinations”. What is ideation? Have you heard about Design Thinking? Ideation, in general, is generating ideas with a specific context in mind. Ideas could be anything, just anything, without any constraints. This is apart from how it can be further coupled with other skills to be a phenomenal out-of-the-box thinker. Other skills are to empathize, to define, to ideate, to prototype and to test.
This kit is an attempt to enhance the third skill.How exactly did I think around to create this game?
It started with understanding the space, ambiance, and tone of a classroom full of kids.
Restricted in terms of physical movement and competitive means intrinsically ambition driven
“Geniuses are geniuses because they form more novel combinations than the merely talented” — Scientific Genius, psychologist Dean Keith Simonton.
Hanging on to this idea, I created an ideation kit. We call it “Design Think”.
Design Think is a tangible outdoor game to enhance the skill of ideation based on the fundamental of “making more novel combinations”.
What's amazing about shadows is the dynamism and how it aids tremendously while ideation. Imagine coupling it with morning/noon/evening sunlight.
I had fun making this one, hope you felt the same while reading.
Looking forward to your feedback. Write to me on firstname.lastname@example.org