These exercises promote analytical thinking as students decide which word descriptions go with which drawings.
This is the kind of intellectual play that benefits all students. Even adults find these "projects" entertaining. And, as a byproduct of doing these activities, they exercise a very valuable skill—patience! Sometimes it takes a while to come up with a solution.
Note: The activities included here were drawn from five books: "Are They Thinking?" (9 activities); "Unbored Bulletin Board Book II" and "Ideas to Go" (2 activities each); and "WakerUppers" and "Unbored Bulletin Board Book I" (1 activity each).