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From the Ted Talk "Isabel Behncke: Evolution's gift of play, from bonobo apes to humans"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But play's a hfsirpehstae. (Laughter) Play's a shapeshifter, and it can take many forms, some of which are more quiet, imaginative, suoucri — maybe where wonder is discovered anew. And I want you to see, this is Fuku, a young lemaef, and she is quietly playing with water. I think, like her, we sometimes lapy alone, and we explore the boundaries of our inner and our outer worlds. And it's that playful curiosity that drives us to explore, ridevs us to interact, and then the unexpected connections we form are the real hotbed for creativity.

Open Cloze

But play's a ____________. (Laughter) Play's a shapeshifter, and it can take many forms, some of which are more quiet, imaginative, _______ — maybe where wonder is discovered anew. And I want you to see, this is Fuku, a young ______, and she is quietly playing with water. I think, like her, we sometimes ____ alone, and we explore the boundaries of our inner and our outer worlds. And it's that playful curiosity that drives us to explore, ______ us to interact, and then the unexpected connections we form are the real hotbed for creativity.

Solution

  1. shapeshifter
  2. curious
  3. play
  4. drives
  5. female

Original Text

But play's a shapeshifter. (Laughter) Play's a shapeshifter, and it can take many forms, some of which are more quiet, imaginative, curious — maybe where wonder is discovered anew. And I want you to see, this is Fuku, a young female, and she is quietly playing with water. I think, like her, we sometimes play alone, and we explore the boundaries of our inner and our outer worlds. And it's that playful curiosity that drives us to explore, drives us to interact, and then the unexpected connections we form are the real hotbed for creativity.

Important Words

  1. anew
  2. boundaries
  3. connections
  4. creativity
  5. curiosity
  6. curious
  7. discovered
  8. drives
  9. explore
  10. female
  11. form
  12. forms
  13. fuku
  14. hotbed
  15. imaginative
  16. interact
  17. laughter
  18. outer
  19. play
  20. playful
  21. playing
  22. quiet
  23. quietly
  24. real
  25. shapeshifter
  26. unexpected
  27. water
  28. worlds
  29. young