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Number 2 of 7 Ways to Foster Creativity is: Make Your Home a Petri dish for Creativity

Number 2 of 7 Ways to Foster Creativity is: Make your home a Petri dish for creativity. In addition to creative spaces, you need to foster a creative atmosphere.


Sounds good but how do you do that?  I can help you with this one.  I believe atmosphere is everything.  When my children were younger, I created a space for them to play and create.  They didn't always use it, but it was there.  In that space, I had educational and non-educational toys, games, books, music and any and everything to help imagination to flourish.   

Did it help?  Of course, it did.  The oldest is great with styling and fashion and the youngest gives me great ideas for my ideas.  I'm working on them, still, as adults to utilize that creativity every day.  They make small attempts to use their creativity but the biggest issue is being confident in its use.  Unfortunately, they are fearful of appearing different or of straying from their own culture and roots.

As much as I had it around them, they didn't…

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