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July 30, 2018 | Creativity

5 Ways to Play Today

During the same week last year that I discussed the 3 Myths of Creativity, I ended with the following post about what to do immediately to add some creative play time: So far this week, I have shared with you why I started Creative Play™ in the first place and …

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June 24, 2017 | Creativity

Creative Play Date Week – Day 5

We have reached the end of Creative Play Date Week. I’ve probably rambled on about it before, but you may wonder why I think play is so important. I think that as we get older (particularly appropriate that I am typing this on my birthday), the process of “growing up” …

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June 23, 2017 | Creativity

Creative Play Date Week – Day 4

I think that the Universe is contriving to make my Creative Play Date Week both as challenging as possible and as rewarding as possible.  It’s challenging because my life this week has been busy. By early afternoon Wednesday, I’d already worked as many consulting hours as I normally do in …

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June 22, 2017 | Creativity

Creative Play Date Week – Day 3

Today’s Creative Play was quick, so quick that I decided to do some doodling after I finished my project for the day and doodled a design that would look nice on a quilt. For my project today, I pulled out the deck of Creative Strength Training Prompt Cards I just …

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June 21, 2017 | Uncategorized

Creative Play Date Week – Day 2

You read about the day I had on Monday so it won’t surprise you that Tuesday morning I was a little tired sitting down for Creative Play. I didn’t create any masterpieces on Tuesday either, but that’s not really the point. One of my experiments for this week is to …

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June 20, 2017 | Creativity

Creative Play Date Week – Day 1

Day 1 of Creative Play Date Week was an exercise in finding the time and a good reminder of the benefits of just 15 minutes of play. Monday was busy, really busy. We got our kid off to her first day of camp and then I commuted into Boston for …

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June 15, 2017 | Creativity

Creative Play Date Week

I’ve talked a lot about 15 minutes of play time each day. I even wrote about it in my last newsletter, which was when I realized that I am not practicing what I preach. I’ve been spending a few hours working in my studio each day, but playing? Nope, I’ve …

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May 26, 2017 | Creativity

Creative Play Date Rescheduled

The Creative Play Date last week didn’t happen for me for a variety of reasons, but I rescheduled and am off to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston today for the Matisse in the Studio exhibit.

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March 15, 2017 | Creativity

Creative Play Date Day!

It’s Creative Play Date Day! How will you spend your play time?  We’re expecting snow so I think there’s a good chance I’ll be playing with Popsicle sticks with my kiddo on a snow day, but I’ll keep you posted. Enjoy!

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