Stimulating Primary School Children's Creativity

Authors

  • Ramona Elena Rotaru University State of Moldova

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18662/rrem/12.4/355

Keywords:

Creativity, primary school children, creative thinking, creative problem solving, education.

Abstract

Stimulating primary school children’s creativity is appointed as one of the essential keys to the educational system 's progress. The main purpose of the paper  arrives  from the necessity for different fields of the current society to stimulate primary school children's creativity, who are bound to lead to original and creative solutions.  This subject highlights the importance of stimulating primary school children’s creativity in the context of current education. The approach in the debate deals with the link between creative thinking and creative problem solving alongside the importance of stimulating primary school children's creativity. A great experience for primary school education development includes creative thinking and creative problem solving. Creativity involves the process of divergent thinking that includes the beginning of wonderful ideas, creating new connections, expanding the limits of knowledge and split of ideas, which are old. When the children's divergent thinking is boosted, it enormously helps to maintain children's motivation for extended learning.. In the same way, encouraging primary school children to keep on generating original and new ideas fosters their creative-thinking abilities. Personal characteristics of a child can influence a certain grade in stimulating the creativity. Children develop quite complex skills when they begin to be familiar with problem solving skills and develop creative thinking. Therefore, their creative characteristics should be developed and in the same way, provide creative learning opportunities and inspiring, original lessons. A variety of studies that contained creativity included stimulating primary school children’s creativity. This aspect represents global educational progress to society and the current study provides a better view of creativity. 

Author Biography

Ramona Elena Rotaru, University State of Moldova

PhD student

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Published

2020-12-18

How to Cite

Rotaru, R. E. (2020). Stimulating Primary School Children’s Creativity. Revista Romaneasca Pentru Educatie Multidimensionala, 12(4), 431-439. https://doi.org/10.18662/rrem/12.4/355

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