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2021-05-27

What can teachers do to support creativity in the classroom?

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.

  1. BRAINSTORM.
  2. USE TECHNOLOGY.
  3. GET HYPOTHETICAL.
  4. GET OUT OF THE CLASSROOM.
  5. USE PUZZLES AND GAMES.
  6. USE MIND-MAPS.
  7. ROLE PLAY.
  8. 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.
  • Bibliotherapy.
  • 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

  1. 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.
  2. Encourage age-appropriate exploration.
  3. Choose materials that are safe for all ages.
  4. Supervise well.
  5. Create time or space for “big kid” art.