Cultivating Creativity: For Babies, Toddlers and Young Children
OverviewCultivating Creativity, 2nd edition, shows how early years practitioners can promote creativity in children. It explores the journey children take in developing their creativity, and helps students and practitioners to nurture creativity. Written by a leading expert in creativity, development and learning in young children, Cultivating Creativity links theory and practice to provide a clear framework for this difficult, but vital, aspect of development and learning. Taking a broad conceptualised view of creativity, the author addresses the issue not just in terms of the arts but also the role that creativity has within sciences and humanities. This new edition covers recent and ongoing curriculum, legislative and policy changes that affect teaching in this area. Recent advances in the field are also addressed including, brain research, movement, outdoor learning and individual learning.