I don't want to do my homework

Using technology and art and plants and whatever else I can to motivate my 3rd grader

Heart Shaped Sandwich

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Everything Jack does involves creating something.  When he made his sandwich this morning for breakfast, it had to be in the shape of a heart.  Never mind we went through a few pieces of bread before it worked out, and I was reluctant to invite imagination to our already jam packed morning routine.

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Lets look at it this way…he made his own healthy protein rich breakfast and he did so in a way that made his heart happy.

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How can we (myself included) find the time and energy to keep kids creating?

Here is another article from Mindshift…Are We Wringing the Creativity Out of Our Kids? by Annie Murphy Paul.

 

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