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How Art Heals Us

New Ebook!

What exactly is ART THERAPY and how does it work? What’s the magic or mechanism behind it? How does art help us work through difficult feelings, release traumatic memories and provide a creative and effective channel for healing?
This colorful eBook explains a complex topic in simple terms.

Download a PDF copy by clicking the button below.
And…consider booking the interactive workshop: Art in the Trauma Toolbox.

Stem & Creativity in the Outdoor Classroom

New Ebook with 42 Stem Ideas!

There’s a global movement to have more outdoor nature play for children and families. Many people worry about children not having enough access to nature spaces. This new Ebook contains slides, photographs and how-to instructions for 42 STEM IDEAS using simple nearby nature.

Download a PDF copy HERE for your staff and parents.
And…consider booking an interactive workshop on this same topic, soon! 

How Art Impacts Learning

When children engage in art activities they build important cognitive skills and school readiness foundations in math, science and language.

Neuroscientists tells us that art making literally expands childrens capacity to learn. How does that happen? Open ended art experiences present a continuous flow of new information and problems to solve. Solving these problems creates neural pathways that generalize to math, science, language and other school readiness skills.

Learn How Art Impact Learning in this NEW Ebook by Anna Reyner, MA.

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Ideas To Inspire You

Supporting Emotional Health in TEACHERS

Time for personal creativity and connecting with peers is crucial to teachers’ survival and well-being. That’s what CreativePlay workshops are all about. To facilitate creativity,

Watch Process Art In Action!

It’s been a fabulous training month at CreativePlay, and I have some great pictures to share with you of educators having fun with process art.

Engage In The Power Of Play

Play helps us release stress and connect to our deeper emotions. In the shared experience of group play, we make meaningful connections and strengthen relationships,

Life Begins In A Garden

Spring is almost here and Los Angeles gardens are starting to pop with color. This is my favorite time of year. I love to think