How children develop their creative confidence during their early years is largely dependant on their parents.
Taking reference from Tom and David Kelley's childhood years, the Kelley brothers were given the liberty to tinker with things, take their toys apart and push boundaries at a very young age without being reprimanded or judged. These experiences probably nurtured their spirit of creative confidence.
Instead of asking "How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence", perhaps we should ask ourselves: "How might we help support parents and inspire them to cultivate the creative confidence of their child?
Very often, parents are unaware of their behaviour towards their child and do not realise that they are partially responsible for cultivating the creative confidence of their child. At times, parents are privy to this but do not know how to start.
The toolkit that encourages failure highlights the importance of this and teaches parents (1) how to be more mindful of their speech and behaviour, (2) how to nurture their children's creative confidence and (3) how to allow their children to experience failure and learn from it.
It may sound counter intuitive, but it is important for children to experience failure early. With the toolkit,children get to learn how to fail safe and fail fast. It is also of equal importance for the parents to explain and highlight to their child how they failed, why they failed and how they can seek to improve their performance. In summary, this toolkit helps to enlighten parents and build our childrens' self-efficacy and resilience; skills that are necessary for life.