Raising Creative Kids

Raising Creative Kids by Dr. Susan Daniels and Dr. Dan Peters

Raising Creative Kids
by Dr. Susan Daniels and Dr. Dan Peters

Winner of the 2013 Legacy Award for best Parenting book!

How can you nurture creativity?

Written for parents and teachers, Raising Creative Kids is a guide to fostering creativity and sustaining the creative spirit in children both at home and at school. Creativity is both a capacity we are born with and a skill that we can further develop. In addition to describing various theories of creativity, the authors describe personality traits, programs, processes, and products that foster creativity. Filled with examples and practical suggestions, this exciting book describes parenting for creativity, teaching organizational skills, and ways to preserve and enhance one’s own creativity.

Length: 261 Pages
ISBN 13 digit: 978-1-935067-21-4
Price $24.95 / Paperback
Great Potential Press, Inc. (2013)

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What Others Are Saying

“Daniels and Peters take the complicated and often contradictory world of creativity research and make it accessible, interesting, and fun. Any parent, teacher, counselor, or youth mentor will want a copy of this book to help them inspire and nurture the young creators in their lives. Highly recommended!”

— James C. Kaufman, Ph.D.
Director, Learning Research Institute, University of California San Bernardino, and
author of Creativity 101 and Nurturing Creativity in the Classroom

“Get this book. Read it. If you care about creativity and want to know how to support it, then a great place to start is with Raising Creative Kids. Daniels and Peters provide practical insights and concrete suggestions for how to raise creative kids and how you might approach your teaching, parenting, and daily life more creatively.”

— Ronald A. Beghetto, Ph.D.
College of Education, University of Oregon, and
author of Nurturing Creativity in the Classroom

“A parent-­friendly guide to help all children be more creative. The authors base their suggestions on the latest research in the psychology of creativity and provide resources ranging from the time-­tested Future Problem Solving programs to the new Maker Faires for young inventors.”

— Barbara A. Kerr, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, University of Kansas, and
author of Smart Girls and Smart Boys

“This engaging book reflects the state-of-the-art in applied creativity. The emphasis on helping children develop their creativity and, at the same time, their organizational and planning skills is a great contribution to both the parenting and creativity literature. Their 21st-­century skills approach is especially timely, given how new and emerging global challenges are changing the nature of parenting.”

— Jonathan Plucker, Ph.D.
Endowed Professor of Education, University of Connecticut