This activity will teach students about worldbuilding and the relationship between a character and its world. It also poses two different ways of thinking about a concept to inspire creativity. In the space provided on the first page, students can design a character that would inhabit that world. On the second page, students can design the world that the character would inhabit.
This activity originally appeared in the third issue of Root & STEM, Pinnguaq’s free print and online STEAM resource supporting educators in teaching digital skills
Lenny Lishchenko is not a boy. She is an illustrator, graphic designer and comic maker who will never give up the chance to draw a good birch tree. Ukrainian-born and Canadian-raised, she’s interested in telling stories that people remember years later, in the early mornings, when everything is quiet and still. She is based in Burlington, Ontario.