Positive attitude towards making mistakes

When you make a mistake, how do you experience it? Are you cross with yourself? Do you hear negative self-talk like “oh you idiot or you’re so stupid”? Do you fear being ridiculed by others?    


Do you see mistakes and errors in a positive light - an experience that provides you with feedback and the opportunity to learn? Do you hear positive self-talk like “OK, I’m not there yet, I still need to learn more about that?”

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Inspiring creativity through questions and story-telling

When you think of creativity and children, images of finger painting, craft, play dough and drawing generally come to mind. And of course arts and crafts are fabulous ways to inspire creativity in children. However, you can encourage your young children's creativity in less 'messy' ways by using questions and story telling.

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