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Playativity: The value of play and creativity (Reseach about Creative Confidence)

Fredrik Härén research Creativity for more then 15 years, here he present big international research about Creative Confidence:

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Lessons from Singapore - The need for the kids to PLAY

Fredrik Härén: Author of The Idea Book

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Making School Fun!
young detectives of nature
Find your voice, and make dreams come true
Kids Want to Help
Kids Hackathon
Learn languages!
Get 'em in the Kitchen!
Show solidarity to kids
When Kids Grow Food, Confidence is Natural
Kid Pix(ture) Perfect
Forest Kindergartens - Being Creative with less
" Don't draw on the wall !! "
Homemade Instrument Band (Instruments made from everyday objects/trash rocking Mozart)
Going cold turkey
Overcome negative beliefs through PLAY
Turn kid's artwork to rug
Kids Have More Creativity Than We'll Ever Know...So Where Did It Go?
Understanding systems sparks creative confidence
Play Me, I'm Yours (Street Pianos - Luke Jerram)
Kid's Art Becoming Alive
How to kill child's imagination and creativity
Creative Recognition From Your Family
Tablet or Construction Sets: Digital Kids obviously need both!
Learning By Doing - Raspberry Pi
Scientists & Engineers Ought to Stand Side-By-Side with Athletes and Entertainers as Role Models
Studio H Teaches Design Thinking to High Schoolers
Schoolplein 14 - School Yard 14
Kiduino = Kids + Arduino
Imagination Playgrounds
Korean Author Young-ha Kim Discusses Ways To Encourage Creativity in Young People
Global Cardboard Challenge
SparkTruck - Bringing rapid prototyping to school kids
Dad Helps Build Creativity by Turning Kids into Entrepreneurs
Unstructured play in nature
Screen Free Saturday
"anyone can become anything just by trying" –
Kiran Bir Sethi's Riverside School Inspires Kids to Take Charge
Time to Tinker
Playful Parenting and other Larry Cohen books
Investing in the Arts
Schools are the biggest failure of innovation
Once upon a time there were cubes and arduino
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Twice Exceptional: I am dyslectic (and I will be excellent designer)
The Tooth Fairy as creative confidence enabler, helped by a creative dad
Find, Make and Play. Craft and educational toy to inspire and awaken imagination.
Parents go back to school!
The Art of Serendipity
Say YES to the MESS
The New Playing Fields: Building a 21st Century Sandbox (2008)
Maker State -  hands-on learning for science, technology, engineering, arts and math masteries
Caine's Arcade
Design your own school ...
Story Swap cultivates Creative Confidence
Innovate XYZ/MIT Media Lab/Kevin Doe
The Power of a Pep Talk: We all need a little push, don't we?
Learning By Doing - Scratch from MIT
Ricardo Semler's Lumiar Schools - The Mosaic Curriculum
 Playing With Lego Can Make You More Creative
IdeaPaint: Turning Walls into Creative Spaces
Austin's Eanes ISD Experiments with Futuristic Classrooms
Learning through creative freedom
My Kids on Creative Confidence
Natural Movement- strength agility - never leave the kid in each of us behind
Kids Have a Dream
Do "possible impossible" things with your kids !
How a culture of creatively custimizing bikes can transform a community
Every child a Maker - US programme (STEM plus ART)
Recycling Inspiration
PLANKS Simply toys open space for complex play, Complex toys allows only simple play!
Creating an Unlimited Life
Preparing for College: What's a Maker To Do?
CTY - Centre for Talented Youth - A 30 Years long yourney
I invited our neighbour kid over for some creative confidence fun!
BrightWorks an extraordinary school (learn by building and design)
DIY Toy in a Mosquito Net
Schools Looking Outside to Inspire Students
Essence of Creativity is Visual - Communication, Facilitation and Thinking
This is FOOTBAL (What is real MAIN essence of Creative Confidence?)
El Sistema: A Social Action for Music
Designing cities that encourage active play—and more.
Basketball and Creative Confidence
let kids propose solutions to problems, just like Kid President does
Creating a Virtual Playground
The first open space school
John Hunter: Teaching with the World Peace Game
Playing = Learning
How to Cook with Kids by Kids - Hunger is best cook and creativity enabler
Using the Force
A Giant LEGO Calendar that Syncs to Smartphones
Astounding Projection Mapping - Keep Imagining the Future!
Inspire Creative Confidence by imagining how your Social Network would be crafted.
Positive Affirmations
Singapore Saturday Kids teach youngsters 3D printing
Cancer Superheroes
The future of play: Defining the role and value of play in the 21st century
Be a Role Model and a Follower to Inspire a Child's Creative Confidence
EU sees Importance of PLAY
Play with your food
Spaces that foster Play as a learning experience

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Is playactivity another word for tinkering ?