Creative thinking contributes to the invention of new ideas, perspectives, concepts,principles, and products in our society. If creativity is to be exemplified later in life by adults, itmust be fostered in children first. There are many different forms of creativity, such as creativethinking, creative writing, and creative arts (Richard, 1993).
- drawing paper
- a few magazines with images of real people, animals, or plants (ie., National Geographic, Scientific American, Seed Catalogs)
- an assortment of pencils (color if you wish)
Choose an image from the magazines that appeals to you. Cut it out of the magazine and then cut the image it in half from top to bottom. Glue one half of the image on a piece of drawing paper then use the pencils to draw the other half. You will be amazed at the results! Here are a few that our students did: