Nurturing Creative Children: Dr. YKK Quotes
Nurturing Creative Children is one of the little treasures Dr. YKK has put together in his quotes series. Dr. YKK has collected insights, observations and thoughts about creative children from respected educaters, leaders, politicians, teachers and parents around the globe that will “unzip your mind.” Sources include, for example, Thomas Edison, Anne Frank and Plato.
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“Creativity is more of a dull glow than a divine spark – the more fanning it receives, the brighter it will burn. ”
“More often than not, children are unevenly gifted, often being especially gifted in one area. It’s not uncommon to find them quite gifted in one area, but average or learning disabled in another. ”
Avoid compulsion and let early education be a manner of amusement. Young children learn by games; compulsory education cannot remain in the soul.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
As parents, we must refrain from showing favoritism, and from comparing our children with others. Above all, we must refrain from pushing them to become something that their unique personal makeup may never allow them to be.
Johann Christoph Arnold
Alas, how much is in our education and in our social institutions to prepare us and our children for insanity.
The home is the principle learning environment for the child and parents are the primary educators.
” But when it comes to children, parental involvement is a must. This is because children often won’t know they have an interest in something until after their parents bring it to their attention. ”