More like these activities are all about absurdities, and they are intended to help your students grasp this critical thinking skill.
The funny thing about absurdities is that they entertain and build thinking skills. Absurdities are a key component of humor. Because they are fun, absurd activities can turn a reluctant learner into an eager student. And we all need a little more humor in our lives!
But absurdities have a serious side too! They are an effective teaching tool for problem solving and decision making. Students become more aware of the need to analyze the logic in something and apply common sense reasoning to communication. As students do this, their skills in making judgments and finding solutions increases.
These fun, clever, and absurd activities will improve students' critical thinking skills!