A recent favorite for me has been the Climer Cards - I wrote about these cards a while back (blog post here). Amy Climer hand painted some wonderful images and then got them made into cards. Get your set here.
Another great idea for picture cards comes from Jen Stanchfield of Experiential Tools. She sells the "Pick-a-Postcard" set of picture postcards that are great for picture processing. Of course you can start a collection of postcards yourself, but Jen provides a nice set to get you started.
With all this said, I just posted to the Resources page of FUNdoing two pages of questions developed by students from two of my Adventure Education Curriculum Design courses. Once at the Resources Page scroll down to the "Activity Tools" and look for the "Picture Processing Questions." They can be a reference for any type of picture cards. Here are a few examples:
Get To Know You Questions:
- Which card represents something about you?
- What is the most interesting card you see? Why do you think so?
- Choose a card that helps you describe the way your group worked together?
- What cards represent good qualities of teamwork?
Processing Questions with Follow-Ups:
- To you, what card best represents communication? Follow-Up: What was good about your communication during the program? What could have been better about your communication?
Processing Questions with Variations:
- (Purposefully or Randomly Pick a Card) How does THIS card apply to your team/group?
Wrap-Up Processing Questions:
- In your mind, which card represents your group at the beginning of the activity/program?
- Which card best represents your group at the end of the activity/program?
My students hope these questions are useful to you and they encourage you to change them up in any way that works for your groups. And, they invite you to share your favorite picture processing questions in the comments below.
All the best,