It’s all about asters! These lovelies are hardy and hang around throughout fall. There are many native asters in New England. They can be...
Don't let summer slip away!
All summer long, I slowed to the speed of wildflowers. Little purple ones were peeking from the cool shadows, yellow and orange ones...
Drawn into imagining
Journey By Aaron Becker This first book of a trilogy draws the viewer into a fantasy world. Not just any fantasy world but one created by...
A Wordless Wonder
Another by Christian Robinson It’s refreshing to see bold primitive art in this wordless picture book. A white circle on stark black...
Flying frogs, and maybe pigs too? Sure!
Some say creativity is one of the most in-demand 21st-century skills. Is it true? And if so, why? Perhaps what's true is that creativity...
Another Silent Book Recommendation ZOOM By Istvan Banyai I was introduced to Zoom by a Buddhist meditation teacher. On the surface, this...
Less is more
A Summer of Silent Book Suggestions What is a silent book? You’ve likely never heard the term because, in the USA, we call them wordless...
All kids are born artists
We don't grow into creativity we grow out of it.
When toddlers learn to direct their own attention whether it be inward or outward, preferably both, they fortify their own creativity.
Dreaming up ideas
Learning how to manage their own attention helps kids develop develop the creative skillset.
Technology and toddlers?
As they are introduced to touchscreens young children need content that helps them explore, create, think, listen, make decisions, observe,
The idea of wordless picture books as being too easy is missing the bigger picture
Kids love telling stories over and over this is how they strengthen their imagination and creativity.