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Activity 1: Story - The Chair Men

Activity 1: Story - The Chair Men
Activity 1: Story - The Chair Men

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Read the story until you are comfortable presenting it.
  • Optional: Make copies of the story for youth to share and read along.

Description of Activity

A story invites youth to consider how using their imagination can have different benefits.

Some possible questions after reading the story include:

  • How do you differentiate between an act that's "crazy" and an act that involves using one's imagination?
  • With that definition in mind, do you consider eating a chair to be a crazy or imaginative act?
  • If you were their professor, what grade would you give them if you wanted your students to be "imaginative, inventive, and instructive"?
  • When was the last time you used your imagination to complete a task in a new way? What did you learn from it?
  • Can you think of an example of someone doing something creative to help create justice? What about artists who create music, drama, or visual art?

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