Divergent and Convergent Thinking Techniques for Creative Kids

Divergent and Convergent are two ways of thinking and problem solving that people use every single day. Learning how to use and balance both ways of thinking can allow for true creativity to happen.

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Creative TV Use

It is possible to use the television in a creative, constructive way. It does require a mind shift, recognizing the television as a tool rather than a stationary member of the family. Here are some ways you can incorporate creative TV viewing in your family.

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Creative Kids and the Human Spirit

Born without shinbones, Aimee Mullins had her legs amputated below the knee when she was 1-year old. Through her amazing persistence and incredible spirit she went on to become an actress, model, athlete, and speaker.

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Introducing the Theater to Creative Kids

Taking kids to the theater is a great way to expose them to new ideas and forms of creativity. One of the benefits to live theater is it engages the imagination and the audience in a way television and movies simply can't. Here are some tips for having a positive, engaging theater experience with kids of all ages.

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1000 Awesome Things

Every so often you come across an idea that is so creative and inspiring you just want to share it. "1000 Awesome Things" is just such an idea.

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Lego and Creative Kids

I am writing this post with much excitement. I have recently been discovering the joy of Lego. It wasn't something I grew up playing with, being in a house of girls. It's a shame, Lego isn't just for boys, or even kids for that matter.

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Top 3 Myths of Creativity

Creativity is hard to define. Some people think it is something you have to be born with; some think it is an intangible, mythical quality. Let’s demystify creativity by exploring some common creativity myths.

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Creative Kids Food – Peanut Butter And Jam

Peanut butter and jam is an old stand-by for many families. To celebrate back-to-school, here are some Creative Kids twists on the classic PB and J.

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Creative Family Saving

The family that saves together stays together. Working together to accomplish a common goal – and learning a little about frugality – will set your kids up for a lifetime of success.

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