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This month I want to share my recent experience of attending a creativity retreat – “The Gathering of the Creatives” – with a good friend of mine, Dr. Norma Hafenstein.
Creativity is original self-expression. It is a natural ability that is evident in the thinking, imagination, and play of young children.
Parents and teachers of children who are gifted know that the experiences of these young people are different from more typically developing children.
Creativity is a nature and a skill set that is both focused and multifaceted. A few characteristics seem to predominate the creative personality.
Exploring and observing come naturally to children. Nature journals provide children a place to document and interpret what they see.
Verbal and visual modes boost learning when used together. Incorporate hands-on drawing, and the potential for learning and retention is even greater!
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