My Tools to Inspire Creativity

CREATIVITY TOOL # 5: CRAFTS * All crafts have potential for creativity, especially if children are allowed to add their own ideas. Even store bought craft kits can become original creations if your child is inclined to go beyond what kits have to offer. If you would like to nurture her imagination through crafts evenContinue reading “My Tools to Inspire Creativity”

My Tools to Inspire Creativity

CREATIVITY TOOL # 4: humor * It’s not an accident that I am including “humor” in my Creativity Tool Box. Here is how humor encourages creativity in children: Kids enjoy humor It makes them feel more relaxed and playful In order to prolong the hilarity they are motivated to become active participants in goofing around TheyContinue reading “My Tools to Inspire Creativity”

My Tools to Inspire Creativity

creativity tool # 3: Books * Have you ever wondered how great children’s books manage to transport our kids into worlds of rabbit holes and neverlands? One thing is certain: books are magical tools for nurturing kids’ imagination. And books are the easiest ones “to use” to inspire creativity: parent’s don’t need to do anythingContinue reading “My Tools to Inspire Creativity”

My Tools to Inspire Creativity

CREATIVITY TOOL #2: PLAYING PRETEND * For me, there is no other activity in which imagination rules so freely as in pretend play. I LOVE the way place looks after kids had a good long pretend game! The leftover chaos has an unmistakable quality of hard work combined with inventiveness and fun. (Oh, don’t getContinue reading “My Tools to Inspire Creativity”

My Tools to Inspire Creativity

Creativity Tool #1: Nature * Most kids love being outside. I don’t need to convince anyone how great and important it is for children to spend time outdoors. Neither would I give an advice on how to use nature to “teach” science to young kids. I would love, though, to share, with parents some creativeContinue reading “My Tools to Inspire Creativity”