A structured program to build a range of creativity skills
1. Cognitive Skills
21st Century Thinking Skills
ivergent Thinking | Visual Thinking | Fluency | Imaginative Thinking | Flexibility in Thinking | Associative Thinking | Comfort with Ambiguity | Thriving in Complexity…and more
"Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time"
- Hebrew Proverb
2. Creative Processes
Globally researched frameworks
Collaborate and use multiple tools, methods and approaches to creatively solve problems and challenges.
"Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve"
- ROGER LEWIN, Anthropologist and Science Writer
3. Thinking with Hands
Add richness to thinking, connect body & mind, discover novelty
"Even the hand has its dreams and assumptions"
- JUHANI PALLASMAA, Renowned Finnish Architect
Awareness and presence using the body, breath & mind
"Children are not vessels to be filled, but lamps to be lit"
- SWAMI CHINMAYANANDA, Indian Spiritual Leader
5. Visual Language
Sharpen perception, observation, imagery & expression
"The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend"
- HENRI BERGSON, French Philosopher & Educator
6. The Spark in You!
Explore and nurture one's unique creative gifts
"Do not go where a path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail"
- RALPH WALDO EMERSON, American Philosopher & Poet
One of our introductory sessions for Beautiful Minds
Beautiful Minds Series - Creative Thinking Workshops for kids. Here is a glimpse of our workshop last weekend exploring visionary thinking. Children became aliens as they used empathy maps to listen...
Spread your creativity! Get published!
Children's creations from the Beautiful Minds programs will get a chance to be published in the Amazing Scribbles, a children's magazine with a vision to discover and unleash the hidden talents of children. Amazing Scribbles will soon be available for subscription as an offline magazine.