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Creativity in the Early Years

Creativity is an important aspect of early years education as it helps children to develop critical thinking skills, encourages curiosity and exploration, and fosters self-expression.

Here are some ways to promote creativity in the classroom:

  1. Encourage open-ended play: Providing children with materials such as blocks, playdough, and art supplies allows them to use their imagination and create something new.
  2. Encourage problem-solving: Give children opportunities to come up with their own solutions to problems and challenges. This can help them develop their critical thinking skills and encourage creativity.
  3. Foster a positive and supportive learning environment: A classroom that is supportive and nurturing allows children to feel comfortable expressing themselves and taking risks.
  4. Encourage experimentation: Encourage children to try new things and take risks. This can help them learn from their mistakes and come up with creative solutions.
  5. Encourage collaboration: Working with others can help children learn from one another and come up with new ideas.

By fostering a creative and supportive learning environment, teachers can help nurture the creativity of young children and set the stage for a lifetime of learning and exploration.


This is a resource site for early education and primary school educators. The blog shares ideas for teaching creative drama/ drama in education to children.

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