creativity Archive

33 Imaginative Writing Ideas to Excite Your Students

Though you may have a few students who are natural-born writers, the majority of your elementary school students are likely more interested in doing crazy science experiments and letting out energy in gym class than they are in writing book reports. However, there are still plenty

32 Daily Writing Prompts to Inspire Creativity

32 Daily Writing Prompts to Inspire Creativity in Your Students—Students today face more social pressures and constant stimulation than ever before—and as a result, it can be incredibly challenging for kids to retain their individuality and their own unique ideas.  Particularly in classroom environments

Children and Creativity

Is childhood creativity becoming a thing of the past? If so, what impact will this have on our children? On their futures?  On the future of business? On innovation and imagination? Take a look at this interesting info-graphic that outlines the changes in childhood

Shared Journaling Benefits

Insights on Shared Journaling— Between hectic schedules and the distraction of electronic communication, parents and kids sometimes have trouble finding the time to connect. However, the relationship you share with your child is one of the most important relationships you’ll ever have, and it

55 Creative Writing Story Starters

With these new creative writing story starters, students will enjoy 56 fun boosts of creativity. Each story starter gives students a starting point from which they can take any number of directions. They’ll think about what they would do if they found $1000 on

Journaling, Creativity and Intuition

Journaling | Cultivating Creativity and Intuition— Creativity is the mental process that involves discovering new ideas or the new associations of existing ones, and is stimulated by both conscious and unconscious insights. Intuition, on the other hand, is the ability to arrive at conclusions

Self Esteem in Children

I want to share with you a few words of wisdom about building self-esteem in children. One of the simplest and most powerful ways to improve low self esteem and build authentic, real self-esteem in kids is to tell them exactly what it is

How to Journal

How to Journal: 5 Great Tips For the purpose of this article we focus on tweens, yet know that these tips really may be applied to anyone of any age. Journal keeping is an ageless activity! Journal keeping can serve several purposes. For example,

Pre-teen Journaling with Music

To a preteen, most especially, music is a beautiful thing to hear. Can any of us with the gift of hearing imagine a life without the music that inspires or comforts us? Music has been with us since the beginning. From our beginning we