Thanks to Justin and his blog: http://relearningtoteach.blogspot.com/ and sharing his prompt ideas in a google doc, I decided to try to have students to get creative in math. I was debating if I wanted to it with my alg 1 or alg 2 students. I feel like I do more fun stuff with my Algebra 1 kids, so Algebra 2 students won.
My first prompt today was "If MATH was a food, what would it be?" (they can't use pi). It took a little bit of thinking but then they got rolling. Here are some pictures: