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30 Creativity Hacks: A 30 day guide to become more creative.

We can all agree that children are creative, curious and full of imagination, however, that often goes away as they age. The question  becomes, how do we help our children to stay creative, and how do we as adults reignite the creative fire that used to burn so brightly within us. It starts with understanding […]

What the creative process can teach you about yourself.

What the creative process can teach you about yourself.

What is the creative process? You have to win the battle to get to the dance. As I talk about the need for creativity in our schools, it also important that I talk about the creative process, what is, how it works, and how you can make it work for you and your children. My […]

How to be more creative: Get your copy of the Creative Process Guide

How to be more creative: Get your copy of the Creative Process Guide

When you look at the work of artists, writers, and anyone who falls into the creative category, you look at them in awww and wonder. How do they do it? Where do the ideas come form? Why do they have so many more ideas then you , and why are they so much more interesting […]

How Safe is your Child’s Creativity

How Safe is your Child’s Creativity

The Secret to Art and Creativity and the role that parents play I have no memory of what made me decide to do it, but I do remember how much fun I had watching the colorful crayon wax melt all over the hot light bulb. Stopping at just one color , seemed like a waste […]

We need to stop punishing kids for daydreaming

I spend a lot of time daydreaming, in fact I often go to bed early in order to get some solid daydreaming time in, and hit my alarm a good 3-5 times in the morning, as during this time my mind goes on wonderful adventures, but with the snooze going off every 10 minutes I’m […]

10 steps to help your child stay creative

In this TED talk by Ken Robinson you’ll learn: – ” All kids have tremendous talents and we squander them.” – Creativity is as important as literacy – Be sure to at least listen to 4:15 mins so that you can find out what God looks like. – Kids will take a chance, they’re not […]

My child wants to be an artist, now what?

Parents schedule a meeting, enter my room, sit down and say : My child wants to major in art, they want to work in a creative field and while I want to support them, I’m worried that they aren’t going to be able to get a job, or they aren’t going to be able to […]

color outside of the lines please

While I”ve been a maker my entire life, it was not until I began teaching creativity that I began to understand it. And it was not until I studied my own creative process that I was set free to truly create.   in school we learn how not to be creative, we get in trouble […]

what creativity is and what it isn’t

Recently Dave Conrey and I had a conversation about the state of creativity and education. And during the conversation I shared that one key piece to the puzzle is you… parents…. adults.. as a parent you have great influence over what happens at your child’s school, but also what happens at home. in order to […]