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HOW TO HELP CHILDREN LEARN MORE THROUGH CREATIVITY

 

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Our children are becoming less creative and it could be affecting their ability to learn.

Isn’t that a horrifying thought?

Studies have shown that children’s creativity tends to decrease with age. Most notably from kindergarten to grade three.

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WHY TELLING TALL TALES IS GOOD FOR YOU

 

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Not the one about the fish that got away.

You know, the one that was so big it could have sunk the boat.

Tall tales are essentially stories and storytelling can help people solve problems, deal with stressful situations and increase inner harmony.

That’s why it is so important to encourage this creative use of imagination in children.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT BELIEVING IN MYTHS

 

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Do you believe in dragons, mermaids, unicorns and fairies?

Science has been unable to prove the existence of any of these, yet many of us hold onto the idea that they may exist.

The ability to accept the possibility of the unseen and unproved is what leads to scientific breakthroughs.

Embracing the world of fantasy, mythology and magic will open minds and doors to endless possibilities.

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IMAGINATION STATION – WHAT WILL YOU BE TODAY?

If you could be anything or anyone today, what would it be?

Come on, close your eyes and think about it.

Would you be a beautiful fish swimming around the coral in the Great Barrier Reef?

A mighty eagle, soaring above the land, a tiny fairy (I did say ANYTHING), sprinkling pixie dust and granting wishes?

 

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A famous actor, an astronaut, a brain surgeon, a leaf – what would you choose?

When you close your eyes and think about it, you are using one of our most wonderful tools – imagination.

This is the key reason dress-up play is so important, but there are lots of other benefits too – read on.

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