Recognizing your child’s intelligences

Recognizing your child’s intelligences

Yes, that’s right – intelligences. Plural. Back in the olden days (like when I was in elementary school!), most education was delivered through lecture, reading and note-taking. Most learning was evaluated through written tests. Most of it was based, one...
Build creativity into a family habit

Build creativity into a family habit

There are all kinds of ways you can build creative thinking, problem-solving, and expression into your family life – and as our other posts this month argue, there are many reasons you should. (If you haven’t read them yet, go ahead – we’ll be...
Deeper family connections through creativity

Deeper family connections through creativity

Child psychologists and early childhood educators agree on the tremendous value of creative development as a foundation for cognitive development, problem-solving, math and science skills, language development, the ability to think in the abstract, self-confidence,...
Creative fitness

Creative fitness

At first, many of us conceive of “creativity” as an activity pursued sitting down. But just look at the photo above from our Yellow Room! Creating visual art is a physical activity (even if you do it sitting down…), and you can do it in ways that...