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It’s often assumed that creativity is an inborn talent and that not all are blessed with creative instincts. This is completely false. Creativity is all about thinking differently and implementing the thoughts in a manner others won’t do. If nurtured the right way, creativity can be enhanced and boosted for better results.
The foundation of which, needs to be laid down from childhood. Parents can play a vital role in understanding the creative side of their kids and giving it the right direction. Unless you take a keen interest in boosting your child’s creativity, it will never shape up the way it should ideally. Many parents fail to understand as to how they can encourage creativity in their young ones. To help you out, here we have got some wonderful ways of enhancing creativity in kids.
Here have a look:
Creativity has to flow spontaneously; you can’t always tie it up with time. You will have to encourage your child to work on his creative instincts. It would be better for you as a parent to refrain from planning each and every step. Let your child do what’s best.
When you give confidence to your child to rely on his intuition and naturalness, his creativity grows in a better way. If he feels as a superhero one minute, just run around and engage in playful stuff. If he is gloomy or worried about something, cheer him to draw or color so as to express his feelings.
It’s very important to teach kids to rely on themselves, and to be positive about their thoughts. Don't let other people influence their power of decision making. Support kids to stand up for their thoughts, feelings, and belief. For instance, if any of your child's friends asks her not to color the sun purple; persuade your child to support her choice of color.
Don’t tag your child’s creativity with excellence or any other scale of performance. Set them free to enjoy their creative instincts. It should be about giving their full effort rather than worrying as to who came first or last. Set your child free in his artistic thinking.
You can best know the areas where your child’s creativity flows fully by experimenting with every area of his interest. See if he is constantly doodling on paper? Does he always dance around the house? Does he dress up in your clothes? This will help you know what all areas he is good at and how you can improve his skills.
It's completely up to you to make artistic adventures happen. See to it that you offer many opportunities for creative adventures and fun, family activities that let your child to daydream, construct, and explore. Nature walks are also a great way of taking them out on creative adventures.
Take advantage of dissimilar situations to spark ingenuity and a sense of exploration in your child with these effective ways.
Remember being creative and artistic are two separate things. Thinking creatively will help your kids perform better in all walks of life whether or not they pursue an artistic career. So keep encouraging their imaginative minds to explore and learn through their creativity.