At the end of my post yesterday about the heart suncatchers, I promised to share what else we’ve done so far with the light table. Thank you first though for your ideas for light table play, both in the blog comments and on facebook! I can’t wait to give those a try with my kids! […]
Ideas for encouraging children's creativity and examples of children's creativity in action.
Fostering creativity, arguably the most important skill for the next generation, begins at home. Here are 5 Ways You Can Encourage Your Kids’ Creativity Today: 1. Set out paper that is much smaller than usual or much larger than usual. And pair it with a pencil or some paints. 2. Cut a hole through the […]
My four-year-old and her friend Emily surprised me by playing for hours with some little wooden apples and rainbow buckets. They sorted them, carried them, "ate" them, fed them to their (stuffed) animals, danced with them, created games around them, brought them along in the car and giggled about what silly things Maia might do […]
Have you read Sky Color with your kids yet? Peter Reynold's newest children's picture book on creativity is about a young girl who is in charge of painting the sky in the class mural. When she notices that she is out of blue paint, she learns to think outside the stereotypical object-color identification system and really […]