Outside the Lines // How Creative Equality for Children Can Unlock Our Own Sense of Wonder

Children have an innate ability to think creatively, and they intuitively honor the process over the product. Teacher and artist Shannon Lipan explains how treating children as creative equals can help us see the world in new ways and realize the potential of creating “for no reason.”

About the speaker

Shannon Lipan is the owner and founder of The Wonder Studio, a local arts and science studio for young children and their caregivers. Her own creative journey took her from Early Childhood teacher, to motherhood, and into a role as creative educator and artist. Using an inquiry-based learning model, Shannon provides children with experiences that are multi-sensory, messy, process-oriented, and open-ended.

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    Thank you Shannon Lipan for an insightful conversation. Kindness, compassion, understanding and wisdom galore. Soni G.

    Soni Gurnani • July 29, 2017