>The game Unfortunately-Fortunately is a pile of fun and will get you thinking.
Start with unfortunately.
First person: “Unfortunately our essay that was due next week is really due tomorrow morning.”
Next person: “Fortunately, I have mine done.”
Next person: “Unfortunately the teacher added an extra page.”
Next Person: “Fortunately, mine was two pages over.”
Make this a family activity: Play together in the car, around the supper table, or anytime you feel up to a little playing.
This activity promotes positive problem solving and thinking in opposites.