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Creating creative kids

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"If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original." Sir Ken Robinson - author and advisor on education in the arts.   Creativity and imagination help us to better understand our world.  A creative mind looks for ways to do things differently; we see things with a fresh pair of eyes.   Creativity adds value to and enriches lives and our kids have wonderful fertile minds just brimming with ideas. The problem is we can stifle that creativity, particularly during those upper school years when sticking to the demands of a busy curriculum takes increasing priority.    Research tells us that those kids who continually access creative outlets are the more successful students, because creativity is linked to whole brain development. Brain wise, creativity is important for the development of language, pr...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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