It was Einstein who said: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”
Nurturing a children’s imagination is essential to their development, enhancing their ability for creativity and resourcefulness. Using their imaginations to play helps children to understand the world around them. Through imaginative play, children can express themselves verbally and physically, act, react and interact, and try out different different roles and scenarios within safe boundaries.
Before mobile devices and video games, our imaginations are what kept us from getting bored and inspired us to think differently. In this Kaleideum At Home episode, Omar shows us a simple way to use our imaginations just by playing with a scarf. Try it and let us know how many different things your kids came up with!