Helping your child discover their creativity should be fun. Being motivated and interested in learning are key elements for children. Creativity begins naturally in a child; all you need to do is teach them how to be mindful of it.
Begin by appealing to your child’s senses:
“Look over here!”
“Listen to that!”
Activities involving the senses are excellent-yet-simple methods of mindfulness to teach children about themselves and their world. When you introduce your children to nature, new cultures, animals, museums, sporting events, or science, you're providing endless possibilities for them to wrap their young brains around.
It is important that your children have the time to be creative. Creativity tends to flourish on days when children are not under pressure. Children need the time to explore ideas rather than constantly being saddled with too many after school activities and the stress of growing up. Although it may drive a parent crazy, moments of doing seemingly nothing are essential for creativity, productivity, and peace of mind. Give your child the freedom and the space to daydream and explore.
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