As we write–our characters really seem to come to life. They become more and more real. One fun project might be to create a figure representing a character from a novel or from our own writing.
This is Pocahontas.
There are other tricks that can help you slip into writing mode–such as wearing a hat similar to the one your protagonist wears or keeping a journal which looks like the one that belongs to a character in your story.
Bring it to life!