creativity

Starting school a cause for poetry
Starting school a cause for poetry (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

As children, families and teachers think about the new school year, they are being asked to reflect on their experiences of starting ‘big school’ as part of an ongoing research program at Charles Sturt University (CSU). CSU is one of ... Read More »

Coloured rice
Coloured rice (10 votes, average: 4.60 out of 5)

Age 0-8 years. Most of these games and activities are suitable for toddlers and preschool children. Sensory play games like pouring and scooping are great for babies and toddlers. The weighing and measuring activity and the more complex art ideas ... Read More »

Exploring the power of music in children
Exploring the power of music in children (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Three music education leaders will present research at a public lecture this month showing the advantages children can gain from music. University of Queensland School of Music Head Professor Margaret Barrett said research confirmed the long-held belief that music had ... Read More »

Students called to write on “What Matters?” to them
Students called to write on “What Matters?” to them (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Social media is great but sometimes character limits just aren’t enough to say what needs to be said, especially when it’s about something that really matters to you. So, if you have a concern, problem and or interest why not ... Read More »

Perfect storm of creative play
Perfect storm of creative play (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A community outreach program that encouraged Illawarra and South Coast children to engage in more interactive and creative play was held at the Jervis Bay 100th Year of Education in the Territory centenary celebration. Representatives from UOW’s Early Start Discovery Space, which will ... Read More »

Health benefits from free play
Health benefits from free play (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Cheap items like crates and buckets encourage children to be more active and creative than expensive play equipment, researchers have found. The findings are the result of a long-term study by RMIT University researchers in Melbourne, Australia, into the play ... Read More »

Make your own wrapping paper
Make your own wrapping paper (12 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age Two years and up Duration of activity This activity can last just a few minutes, or for hours if you have older children. Materials/equipment Butcher’s paper Colouring pencils, crayons, textas or paint Stickers, stamps, glitter or other crafty things ... Read More »

Stained glass window decorations
Stained glass window decorations (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2 years and over Duration of activity This activity can last about 30 minutes, depending on how much of the activity your child does on their own (age-dependent). Materials/equipment Transparent plastic sheets (the type sold by the metre as ... Read More »

Character magnets
Character magnets (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2 years and up Duration of activity Your child can play games with their character magnets for just a few minutes, but this activity can also last for up to an hour, especially for older children who will enjoy ... Read More »

Magnetic Blackboard
Magnetic Blackboard (10 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2 years and over Duration of activity Your child can play with the magnetic chalkboard for just a few minutes. However, there are many different activities this board can be used for and some will keep your child busy ... Read More »

 
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