Homeschool Creativity – Bandana Dresses

One of my main goals when it comes to our homeschool is to give the children lots of opportunities to be creative.  I believe that strengthening their creativity skills will pay dividends when they are older because creative people are better problem solvers in my opinion.  And to me, that’s a large part of life – solving problems.  And being able to create better solutions leads to a better work life, home life, and relationships.  

So… I am always encouraging creativity and making sure the children have lots of unstructured time (the backbone of creativity in childhood).    And yet, sometimes they still surprise me at what they are able to come up with. 

Here is one example – a few years ago, I was outside working in the garden.  When I looked up it was to discover Indigo and Jade dressed in “bandana dresses” that Emery had made for them.

Homeschool Creativity

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Aren’t those dresses great?  

The interesting thing is that all of our children have their own strengths.  But I have noticed that Emery is not only our most creative child, but he is also our best problem solver.  Coincidence?  I don’t think so.

What are some creative things you (or you children) have done?

PJ

 

 

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