Thursday, October 20, 2011

icebreaker questions for the art classroom

  1. If you could be any artist in the world, who would you choose to be?
  2. If you spent all day working with your hands, what would you do?
  3. If you could have a super hero power, what would it be?
  4. If you could visit any place in the world, where would that be and why?
    What is the one kind of art you would collect from that place and why?
  5. What is the one substance you would like to build a home out of?
  6. If you lived the life of a cartoon character, which one would you select and why?
  7. What kinds of hobbies do you have and how could these relate to the subject of art?
  8. What is the most artistic hair style you have ever seen?
  9. If you could redecorate your room, in any way you wish, what would it look like?
  10. What is the one thing that surprised you about visiting someone else at their home?
  11. Who is the most artistic person in your family and why?
  12. What is the strangest piece of artwork you have ever seen?
  13. If you had to write a magazine article about an artist, how would you begin to do it and why?
  14. If you had to build a tree house to live in, what would it look like?
  15. Let's pretend that your parents or guardian is going to give a big party. He or she is expecting you to decorate some cupcakes and to set up a decorated area. What are some of the ideas you would use?
  16. What is the one activity that you hope to do before you turn fifty five years old?
  17. If you could have any job in the world, what would it be?
  18. If you woke up tomorrow morning and found that your hair had changed color, what color would embarrass you so much that you would wear a hat on your head during the entire school day?
  19. If you have a pet or if you were to have a pet and you had to dress him in human clothing, what would he or she wear?
  20. If your parent had to make artwork to sell from your home, what do you think they could create in order to survive as an artist?