Creative Pathways: Activities that Strengthen the Child's Cognitive Forces
Right out of Waldorf educational practice and supported by recent brain research comes a book with specific activities designed to build the brain to its maximum capacity for learning for life! Parents and teachers can find ideas here for helping children of all sorts to engage in the world actively while enhancing brain development. Based on the Waldorf school plan, so arts are in the essence of the ideas. Brain research shows that only the art light up the whole brain in a child for maximum neuron development, maximum mylination of these neurons. The book goes age-by-age and grade-by-grade with clear pictures of what to do and why to do them at what point in a child's development and budding capacities. Music, painting, drawing, playacting, dance, imaginative free play have been proven to enhance memory, intelligence, fluidity and flexibility of thinking, and engagement in learning.