Creativity is important for everyone and it is particularly important for children.
Creativity is fun and whilst children create they also learn to problem-solve, innovate & experiment.
Creativity encourages self-expression.
Encouraging creativity in children increases self-esteem and motivation.
Creatives are often Divergent Thinkers; non-linear thinkers, able to find multiple solutions to a problem.
School teachers know this to be a formative important way to learn but worryingly so many schools are being pushed in the other direction via the curriculum.
Creativity comes in many forms; painting, singing, dance, music, writing, gardening, cookery, thought, speech... the list is endless...