4 Key Phases of The Creative Process

4 Key Phases of The Creative Process

4 Key Phases of The Creative Process   Most cultures have a common understanding of creativity. If we did not have creativity, we wouldn’t have a society in the first place, because societies are also human innovations. It makes sense that creativity is directly...
Wisdom: The Essential Virtue of Intelligence in Kids

Wisdom: The Essential Virtue of Intelligence in Kids

Wisdom: The Essential Virtue of Intelligence in Kids   According to a YoungMinds survey, 41% of young people said that the pandemic had made their mental health much worse. In today’s world, children are facing growing pressures: demanding school schedules,...
How Art-Making Supports Your Child’s Development

How Art-Making Supports Your Child’s Development

How Creative Expression Supports Your Child’s Development   There is plenty of empirical research that suggests the arts play a vital role in supporting positive youth development. Creative processes activate imagination; foster problem-solving and critical...
Hope: The Essential Skill to Build Resilience in Children

Hope: The Essential Skill to Build Resilience in Children

HOPE: The Essential Skill to Build Resilience in Children   With the pandemic, climate change, gun violence, teacher burn-out, and education funding issues, children and adolescents are experiencing an unprecedented amount of stress and uncertainty about the...
3 Mindfulness Exercises for Kids

3 Mindfulness Exercises for Kids

Teaching Mindfulness to Kids   Teaching mindfulness to kids supplies them with amazing tools for their lives. The younger a person learns about mindfulness, the better. Being mindful allows for stress reduction, emotional regulation, and even decreases in anxiety...