I found this little looped animation in my archives created using Animation-ish.
I had forgotten all about it, but I was delighted by this image of a young person hovering--looking slightly perplexed--and possibly delighted at the position they're in.
I looked up a definition of the idiom
"flying by the seat of one's pants."
To use one's judgement, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan.
In other words, to "wing it."
It's a great skill to have. Creative people are very good at it. They welcome the blank page, the surprise, and the sudden stage.
If classrooms were allowed to go "off-script" more often, students would get practice thinking for themselves--and rather than be perplexed by being thrown into unfamiliar situations--they would be: