Karen Stephens observed in “20 ways to encourage children’s resourcefulness and creativity” that resourcefulness, the ability to meet challenges in a variety of ways, is a by-product of creative intelligence. As children develop resourcefulness, they learn to trust their instincts and unique abilities. They acquire a positive attitude to problem solving. Resourceful children mature into confident and industrious people. Just as important, they tap into the multitude of joys life has to offer.
Some of the suggested tips to encourage creativity are:
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