Tag: creativity

Scrapbooking for the Reluctant Writer

I love scrapbooking – and it has found its way into our homeschool experience.  Before all you who think you don’t have time or don’t have an arty bone in your body disappear just hear my definition of a scrapbook page:  a photo, a title, some words.  It is the same definition I have for a notebook page: a graphic, a title, some words.   Scrapbooking doesn’t have to be fancy, mind you, neither do our notebook pages. Several years ago when Daniel was struggling to write – there was a combination of poor fine motor skills, plus a delay...

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Encouraging Creativity

by Maribeth Spangenberg I admire the person who can visualize a concept in their head and then transfer it unto a blank sheet of paper. The woman who is able to mentally match swatches of colored material and turn it into a beautifully, decorated room has my greatest compliments. However, considering that I have lived in my present home for ten years and I still sleep in a white walled bedroom, shows my limitations in this area. But as much as I lack in artistic ability, I have come to realize that creativity has many forms. It includes the...

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