Why Children Need a Creative Outlet

Childhood is supposed to be about kids learning to explore their environment and figuring out how to react to the world. School can be a good tool for this, but like as not, school is relegated to learning how to stand in line and how to take and pass tests. There isn’t much room for creativity in a traditional school setting, but children are still in need of a creative outlet. Why is having a creative outlet so important for children, and what can we do as parents to ensure that kids... read more