10 Brain-Break Questions

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The following brain-break questions help students focus attention by turning their thinking upside down.
  1. Are you more like a cracker or cookie?
  2. Would you rather be extra-large or extra-small? Why?
  3. What if walls could talk? Which walls would you most like to interview? Why?
  4. What are the disadvantages of being able to read minds? Write the schedule you will follow on a new holiday called Opposite Day.
  5. Write a description of an imaginary teacher who teaches you in the most fabulous ways.
  6. Describe a problem that has no solution.
  7. Describe five unusual uses for a toothpick.
  8. You have the world's oldest notebook, and inside are five of the world's top secrets. What are they and what will you do with them?
  9. You are allowed to fly 10,000 feet in the air for three hours. Where would you go and what would you like to see?
  10. Are you more like earth, air, fire or water?
Source: edutopia.org