Celebrate creativity and imagination with these picture books! January is International Creativity Month, so now is a great time to explore, with your kids, what it means to be creative, the benefits of creativity, and how mistakes are part of the creative process. You may even find yourself feeling inspired after reading these picks.
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Every Friday, in the cafeteria, one of the kids gets up in front of the whole school and does something. A performance. Today it’s John’s turn.
Izzy’s unsuccessful knitting projects turn out to be the perfect sweaters for all the dogs in the dog park.
Mira lives in a gray and hopeless urban community until a muralist arrives and, along with his paints and brushes, brings color, joy, and togetherness to Mira and her neighbors.
To an imaginative bunny, a box is not always just a box.
A delicious exploration of the ingredients and methods used to make all kinds of breads that will tickle your taste buds and warm your heart.
Ixchel, a young Mayan girl who is not allowed to use her mother’s thread to weave, exercises her ingenuity and repurposes plastic bags to create colorful weavings
A stunning picture book ode to the joys of the creative process and the spirit of collaboration.