What's For Dinner?
Make dinner time, family time!
Mind-stretching brain games and conversation starters. It's the perfect opportunity for sharing stories, building knowledge, strengthening character, and having fun!
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is
noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience,
which is the bitterest.
-- Confucius, Chinese philosopher
Can you give examples of learning wisdom using the three methods from the quote above?
Reflective learning happens after an experience when we consider lessons learned that can be applied to future situations.
Imitation involves following an example.
Learning from experience is what is often called the school of hard knocks.
I've seen my mommy do this.
Read another issue of Table Topics
Take turns challenging the others to name items that are typically grouped in a particular number set. For example, if one player challenged, "What comes in 2's?" Some answers might be:
Each player can choose any number, but must have at least one answer of his or her own that would fit the category. (You can't ask, "What comes in 37's?" if you don't know anything that is composed of a set of 37.)
Thumbs come in twos.
Can you solve
Alex's Mystery Picture?