Help your students become 21st-century problem solvers by introducing them to a broad range of critical-, creative-, and logical-thinking skills!
The 44 fun, imaginative lessons use downloadable interactive charts and reproducible practice pages to help students develop important skills.
Interactive and reproducible activities motivate students as they practice thinking skills:
Sorting, Classifying: Sorting the Groceries, How Will You Group Them?, Striped Things, Square Things, Puppies, Puppies, Puppies, Which Wheels for You?
Comparing and Contrasting: Find the Twins, What's the Difference? A Rag Doll and a Puppy, A Riddle
Observing: What Will Happen?, Using Your Five Senses, An Apple
Ordering: Largest to Smallest, How Did It Happen?
Fluency: Just a Pencil, Melt It!, More Than One Way, New Possibilities
Flexibility: Beautiful Bouquets, Change the Order
Divergent Thinking: The Spoon, Minus the Wolf
Problem Solving: Pretzel Squares
Original Ideas: A New Dessert
Mental Imagery: A Side View, A Bird's Eye View, Finish the Puzzle, Two Rows of Four, Imagine It Punched
Analogies: What's the Relationship?, Make Your Own Analogies
Deductive Reasoning: Find the Pet Owners, Piano Lessons, Where Do They Sit?, Heat It Up
Patterning: What Comes Next?, Giving Patterns a Code, How Many Patterns?, Make a Pattern, How Many Legs?
Generalizing: A-1 Hairstyles, Twinkles
Problem Solving: Look Again!
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.