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7 Ways to Cultivate Creativity: A Parents Guide
What to know how to cultivate creative thinking skills at home? 7 Ways to Cultivate Creativity is a short ebook for parents who want to learn more about this topic and how they might better nurture Creativity at home. While not getting too deep on the academic theory of Creativity, I’ve still made reference to some of the big ideas on the subject without overly complicating the conversation. My hope is that parents can use the information in this ebook to create the type of environment and opportunities where Creativity can flourish.
Extract from p 1.
One of the first things we can do is recognize Creativity, as a way of thinking that expands beyond the arts, and not in the possession of a limited few. In 1958 Joy Paul Guildford, an American Psychologist who is often credited for founding the study of Creativity, considered Creativity to be:
‘being something that lies behind behavior; behavior that is imaginative and inventive. Such behavior can be found in clearest form in the lives of certain people – scientists who make new discoveries and construct new theories; artists, designers, writers, and composers; and architects, designers, and builders.’
Extract from p 2.