ERIC Number: ED421264
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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Growing Creative Kids: Seeds for Success.
Creativity is a process of thinking and doing; adults can encourage this important life skill in young children by encouraging them to embrace new ways of looking at things. This guide, part of the "Seeds for Success" series, provides advice for parents for encouraging creativity in children in a variety of areas by means of nearly 100 simple activity ideas designed for use with 3- to 5-year-olds. Activities are offered in the following areas: (1) "Planting the Seeds of Creativity"; (2) "Creative Art Materials"; (3) "Creating with Natural Materials"; (4) "Creating with Familiar Materials"; (5) "Creativity in the Kitchen"; (6) "Creative Play"; (7) "Creative Storytelling"; (8) "Creative Block Play" and (9) "Creativity through Music and Dance." (EV)
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Rearing, Creative Activities, Creative Development, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Parent Child Relationship, Young Children
Totline Publications, 23740 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505-5927; phone: 800-421-5565 ($9.95, plus $3 shipping. Residents in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Washington must add appropriate sales tax).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Note: Illustrated by Barb Tourtillotte.