Encouraging Imagination in Children
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... Essay: Encouraging Imagination in Children Wizards, faeries, sprites, and all other kinds of magical delights fill childrens' heads when they are young. They dream about summiting Mt. Everest, and growing up to be movie stars, singers, or famous sports figures. As James Agee said, "In every child who is born, under no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again."1 Truly, children have the potential to grow up and be anything they want to become. Children today, sadly, however, are not encouraged to use their imaginations. Their lives have been scheduled, their own worlds of imagination have been robbed of them by the almighty TV,...