Tag Archives: imagination

We Need Hidden Worlds

Why we need small, cozy, and hidden places. Continue reading

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Feeding Creativity With Constraints

Challenges are imagination stretchers. They open us to new ways of seeing and understanding. If they’re oddly entertaining, even better. Continue reading

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Respecting A Child’s Urge To Discover

Trust that kids can innovate and learn. Find out just how capable they can be. Continue reading

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How To Grant Wishes

Wishes do come true. Here’s a process to make your dreams and the dreams of others become possible. Continue reading

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Get Kids To Predict The Future

What vision of the future do today’s kids hold? Continue reading

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Global Village Construction Set

DIY independence with all the comforts of modern life. Continue reading

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1,000 Ways To Play With A Cardboard Box

Free toys! Continue reading

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The Boy With No Toys

Could you deprive your child of toys for his own good? Find out why one mother does. Continue reading

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7 Ways To Make Your Day More Magical

Make your day more magical. Try eyebombing, alternative identities, a daily toast, and more. Continue reading

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Fun Theory

A child’s stubborn insistence that learning be meaningful and interesting is actually a sign of positive selfhood. We need to pay close attention to each child to really see what sparks enthusiasm, evokes awe, sharpens focus, builds on interests, and challenges abilities. That’s the best way to advance learning. Continue reading

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