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Author Ferre, Whitney.

Title 33 things to know about raising creative kids / Whitney Ferré.

Publication Info. Nashville, Tenn. : Turner Pub., [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Yorkville PL Adult Parenting - YKBB-4  PT 649.51 FER    AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 148 pages ; 17 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents The 33 things -- Understand the potential within the right brain -- Provide unstructured play time -- Turn off the TV -- Know the developmental stages of creativity -- Keep it simple -- Give them space to create -- Provide their teachers with creative resources -- Ask them questions and let them solve problems -- Take them to museums -- Get outside! -- Don't say, "I'm not creative" -- Shop for art supplies at the grocery store -- Tie-dye -- Volunteer in their art class -- Display their art -- Always keep blank paper around -- Introduce abstract concepts -- Learn to "draw a stick figure" yourself -- Let them dress themselves -- Don't buy video games -- Build forts -- Create your own holiday expressions -- Promote science -- Have an easy storage system : start a "scrap album" -- Create a web site for their art -- Transform their art into product -- Buy sidewalk chalk -- Have a family "paint jam" -- Keep an art journal -- Play mind games in the car -- Let them help in the kitchen and garden -- Create a dream collage together -- Be aware of your desire to control.
Subject Child rearing.
Creative thinking in children.
Added Title Thirty-three things to know about raising creative kids
ISBN 9781596525627

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