We’ve rounded up 10 of the best books to inspire creative thinking for children. More than ever, we have to educate young people to think for themselves and decide what is right and wrong, what is true and false and what is good for everyone. We also have to teach them how to think ‘out the box’ from the very beginning.
With AI on the rise, being a critical thinker and reader and knowing how to read for meaning and understand how to build links between texts and ideas is vital. Reading skills are not enough and our teens are falling short in their high school years.
Encourage your children to transform their ‘mistakes’ into a work of art in our Imaginate art class, inspired by author Barney Saltzberg. Art teacher Gill Haggis shares her fun class on how to make masterpieces out of mistakes. Creative thinking and artistic fun teaches children how to turn setbacks around.
What do you do with a problem? Do you ignore it, do you shoo it away or hide from it? A beautifully simple book about facing problems and finding their gifts. When a little boy is filled with anxiety about an unnamed problem following him around, he struggles to think what he can do.