Today's people have to live in a world dominated by constant change and competition. It is possible for an individual living in this kind of environment to find solutions to the problems faced by the development of creative thinking. In order to enable individuals to adopt this kind of thinking from an early age, it is useful to start education in preschool period. Creativity is the most free form of self-expression. There is nothing more satisfying and pleasing for children than expressing themselves freely and openly. From the moment they are born, babies are constantly observing, listening, trying to feel their environment and making different experiments. As they grow a little, each new experience and discovery will make them more excited and happy. To support and develop this innate skill with appropriate approaches at an early age will determine the lifelong creativity of children. Creativity at an early age is not limited to art activities. Creativity encompasses different mental and social processes, leading to the development of new ideas and concepts. Children develop their creativity by using materials to express themselves, playing imaginary games, solving problems and generating new ideas. In order to develop children's creativity, preschool teachers as well as parents need to encourage the child to produce original ideas.


Creativity, Importance of Creativity in Preschool Education

Author : Sevcan BAYRAK ÇELİK
Number of pages: 674-680
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The Journal of Social Sciences
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