concrete examples of children’s meaning-making
Chapter 1: Creativity: Meaning-Making and Representation
Creativity: Meaning-Making and Representation
Art and Learning
The imagination is energetically deployed and reaches its peak in children's early years of life, however, it gradually declines as children grow order. Yet as Egan (1999) urges, imagination is precisely what is needed to keep us intellectually flexible and creative in modern societies. Most notably, the arts ‘play to the imagination’ (Gadsden, 2008, p. 47). Gadsden elaborates that the arts:
allow individuals ...