Picture Books & Resources
Teachers and parents are important in fostering children’s creativity. Creativity can’t be taught, however through encouragement children can develop inventiveness, imagination and expression. Provide plenty of opportunities for them to develop their artistic creativity and creative thinking and problem-solving. Browse the picture books below to see examples of creative characters. Their actions model imaginative and innovative thinking and creative problem-solving.
These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!
Sciencing: How Do Bright Colors Appeal to Kids?
Louvre Museum: Explore exhibits of the Louvre
Artcyclopedia: Information about artist, paintings, styles, etc
Google Arts and Culture: Learn Something New Everyday
Show.Me: All about art – games, collection objects, videos and more from museums and galleries
Royal Academy: Activities for Families
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 450 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.
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