What can teachers do to support creativity in the classroom?
Develop your students’ creativity in the classroom
- Create a compassionate, accepting environment.
- Be present with students’ ideas.
- Encourage autonomy.
- Re-word assignments to promote creative thinking.
- Give students direct feedback on their creativity.
- Help students know when it’s appropriate to be creative.
How do you write a creative lesson plan?
These tips offer up some fun and interesting ways to explore lessons creatively in the classroom.
- USE TECHNOLOGY.
- GET HYPOTHETICAL.
- GET OUT OF THE CLASSROOM.
- USE PUZZLES AND GAMES.
- USE MIND-MAPS.
- ROLE PLAY.
- BUILD A STORYBOARD.
What are examples of creative activities?
Examples of creative activity taking place in the Trust include:
- Digital photography.
- Dance therapy.
- Life story work.
- Music groups and DJing.
- Horticulture and gardening.
- Visits from performing artists.
- Walking groups.
What creative things can I do?
Try to Do Something Creative: 35+ Ideas
- Write a song. You could do just the lyrics, just the music or both.
- Create a paper airplane you’ve never done before. Most of us have done the basic style of paper airplane.
- Make origami. Sick of airplanes?
- Write a short story. Fiction.
- Draw a picture.
- Write a poem.
- Take pictures.
- Do ONE page in a scrapbook.
How do you plan a creative activity for kids?
Planning Creative Art Activities for Multi-age Groups
- Choose materials that appeal to different ages. Activities such as painting, drawing, and working with play dough are art activities that children of all ages can enjoy.
- Encourage age-appropriate exploration.
- Choose materials that are safe for all ages.
- Supervise well.
- Create time or space for “big kid” art.