This article is a great reminder about how our responses as adults impact little kiddos. Sometimes when a kiddo creates something we are not sure how to respond in a way that facilitates their creativity. It’s not a skill we learned and probably wasn’t fostered as we were kiddos.
Here are some great examples of responses to a child’s creativity or ideas:
What a great idea!
Let me know how that goes when you’ve got it worked out.
Really amazing thinking!
Thanks for sharing that with me.
I love the way you think!
Really? You thought of that? Cool!
I never thought of that before!
Read the whole article here: