Tag: Creativity and play

  • Rebuild The World, one brick at a time

    Rebuild The World, one brick at a time

    “In economics, models are spoken of as being made of physics when in truth they are made of Lego. They have that degree of provisionality and tentativeness and, importantly, rebuildability. There’s a permanent invitation to take them apart and put them together again in a form that works better.” ― John Lanchester, How to Speak…

  • Adults Need to Make Time for Downtime

    Adults Need to Make Time for Downtime

    When did it happen that we care so much about what others think? Kids don’t. And they seem happier for it. Maybe there is something to the idea of making time for play. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Society expects adults to show a certain amount of maturity and responsibility, and most of us…

  • Exploring Play: The Importance of Play in Everyday Life

    Exploring Play: The Importance of Play in Everyday Life

    What a great way to spend some time, learning about how to play once again, something that came so naturally to us as children. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! This course from the School of Education at the University of Sheffield will encourage you to think differently about play. We’ll discuss definitions of play…

  • Has Play Become a 4 Letter Word?

    Has Play Become a 4 Letter Word?

    In some kindergarten classrooms children are limited to ‘just playing’ at recess. Teachers, administration and parents are getting pressured to prepare kids for technical learning at earlier ages than ever before. Instead of learning through play, kindergarten has become preparation for grade 1 and so on. Learning through play in the classroom is an amazing…

  • Staying Young at Heart: Why Adults Should be Playing More

    Staying Young at Heart: Why Adults Should be Playing More

    Whoever got the idea going that we need to stop playing in order to be serious adults is a real meany. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! When we think of the word “play”, we think of children and their innate ability to engage in playful activities, the benefits it has on their health, and…

  • 100 Art Therapy Exercises

    100 Art Therapy Exercises

    What a wonderful resource to have at hand. Creative play ideas for whatever inspires or ails you. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Here is a popular internet list of art therapy activities originally posted up in 2011 by the Nursing School Blog. I have researched current links that reflect the most inspiring art therapy…

  • The Benefits of Play for Adults

    The Benefits of Play for Adults

    It is truly never too late to start playing once again as an adult. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! In our hectic, modern lives, many of us focus so heavily on work and family commitments that we never seem to have time for pure fun. Somewhere between childhood and adulthood, we stopped playing. When…