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Child of Wonder: Nurturing Creative & Naturally Curious Children

4.47 of 5 stars 4.47  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Designed to nurture children who think, wonder, and love to learn, this collection of inspiring ideas and techniques guides children’s creative development. A thoughtful, engaging resource—for parents and educators seeking to understand creativity and to encourage it in practical ways—this guide illustrates multiple intelligences and learning styles and provides tools to d ...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published June 30th 2008 by Common Ground Press (first published January 1st 2008)
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This is an excellent resource book for any parent of educator. Ginger Carlson made it easy to read or flip through while you look for ideas. She has lists and lists of good books, websites, and other awesome resources.

I, of course, advocate childhood creativity all the time. My son and I (he's 1 1/2) try to spend a good amount of time each day exploring, making messes, playing, reading, and doing whatever inspires the toddler. I can foresee that Carlson's book will be a awesome addition to our
Kirsti Call
This book gives concrete ideas for fostering creativity in our children. I found it not only inspiring, but also insightful and practical. I checked this book out at the library and I'm tempted to buy it because I know I will want to refer to it over the years. This is a must read for any parent!
Julie LS
Oct 14, 2008 Julie LS rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents, teachers
I met this author at the Commercial free childhood conference in Boston. She is inspiring and the book is too! It really opens your eyes to things you can do with your child to encourage their creativity--and your own!
Oct 17, 2010 Andrea marked it as to-read
5 stars by my college buddy Kirsti, who says it is a must read for all parents.
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