Manifestos completely inspire me. Carefully thought through and beautifully designed poster manifestos that is. Like the following letterpress posters I came across on Pinterest today by Aardvark: Another truly inspiring manifesto is by Bruce Mau Design, called “Incomplete Manifesto for Growth”. Some of my favourite points: Love your experiments (as you would an ugly child). […]
Lina Pugsley is a graduate of the Creativity and Change Leadership Program and a candidate for a Masters of Science in Creativity degree from SUNY Buffalo State. For the past 8 years, Lina has been researching and exploring ways to nurture creative skills and attitudes in children to promote creative confidence and resilience. She is passionate about supporting parents on ways to cultivate children's creativity starting in the early years.
Entries by Lina
We spent most of this past weekend at our family cottage enjoying the gorgeous colours of the fall on this wonderful Thanksgiving weekend. Breathing in fresh air seems to awaken my creative spirit. I find that all I want to do is get creative when I’m up there. This time we decided to make place […]
Caine’s Arcade is an absolute touching story. What pulls my heartstrings the most is the proud look on Caine’s face and his sweet toothless smile! There’s NOTHING like the look of pure joy on a child’s face when they’ve accomplished something they’re proud of. What’s more is that this story and the response to it […]
Creating Innovators. The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World addresses these questions through in-depth profiles of young innovators and the adults who have made a difference in their lives, as well as vivid descriptions of innovation-driven classrooms and places of work. YES! This is what my intention for this blog is all […]
Do yo ever get into a trance like state as you walk through certain stores that inspire you? That’s what happens to me when I walk through a bookstore. Last time there, as I walked down the main aisle, I was captivated by a number of beautiful cover designs that spoke to me… a few […]
The possibilities are really endless with these cardboard connectors! It was also the perfect activity to take to the cottage since there always seem to be boxes around and they come in a small cylinder container making it very easy to transport. V is still too young to cut the boxes and actually poke the […]
This Daily Groove is just what I needed to read on this Monday morning. Have to share this one… Creativity involves exploring the unknown. So if you want to *parent* creatively, you need to accept that you often won’t have the comfort of knowing, in advance, *how* it’s all going to work out. In other […]
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this product idea. Let your imagination run wild. I just placed an order taking advantage of the free shipping on til the end of this month. Can’t wait to see what we make with it! [One of my first thoughts is to make a hinged door that Baby E can play […]
Here’s another – the web designer’s version designed as Desktop Wallpaper. Source #4 and #8 spoke to me the most: Out of curiosity I checked out the company behind this design. What an amazing looking place to work! 4 day work week, all the perks to make you feel good about where you work which […]
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