I’m just about to crack open this book, called Theories of Development Concepts and Applications by William Crain, and am very excited to do so even though I already have way too many books on the go! But, I’m intrigued.. upon flipping through the book, I caught a glimpse of the following passage which happens […]
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
Well, I have to say our first Art Group experience was a success! All of our little friends created masterpieces under the shade of the trees on this beautiful summer day. Every single child (6 in total) were immersed in painting for upwards of fifteen minutes. Not bad for 2 and 3 year olds! Did […]
Have you ever wondered what to do with all of the stuff in your junk drawer? How about scrap toys or that bin of little odds and ends or toys that don’t really belong anywhere? This collage found at the Alaska State Museum turns the mundane everyday little objects into a really interesting collection of […]
I’m very excited! I’ve organized an art group that is meeting for the first time tomorrow morning!! We’re gathering at our local Lakeside Park – the perfect inspiration for our little artists. Looking forward to tracking our experiences here! I must give credit to Jean at The Artful Parent for sharing her art group experiences […]
I subscribe to an online newsletter called The Daily Groove by Scott Noelle. I enjoy his daily tidbits of insightful perspective on parenting mindfully and enjoying parenting. Today’s post (a continuation of yesterday’s post on Terrible Two’s) is something I keep top of mind with my toddler through this stage of power struggling and protests. […]
This blog has been in the making in my mind for the last 2 years. I have an overwhelming desire to explore creativity. What inspires creativity? How can we nurture and inspire creativity in our children? Creativity both in the arts sense as well as in the critical thinking sense. Nurturing creativity is an area […]