Creative Thinking is the ability to think afresh. It helps to look at any situation or problem in a new way, different from conventional ways of doing it. This skill helps the child become problem solver & explores limitless possibilities. One of the most sought after 21st Century Life Skills as per World Economic Forum.
• Encourage your child to create story out of any topic and give a patient hearing to what all she has imagined.
• Throw small household tasks at her e.g. plan a birthday surprise for dad.
Life skills are set of positive behaviour & adaptive skills acquired through learning and from life experiences that enable us to deal effectively with the demands & challenges of life. Life skills include Cognitive skills ( Self-awareness, creative thinking, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making ), Emotional Skills ( Managing Emotions, Coping with Stress ) and Social Skills ( Interpersonal Skills, Effective Communication, Empathy ) . These CES skills develop children into an Independent Thinker, Emotionally Balanced & Socially Adaptable person – all essential attributes for success in the 21st century.