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Spirituality and Creativity

Briggs, John and F. David Peat. Seven Life Lessons of Chaos: Spiritual Wisdom From the Science of Change. San Francisco : HarperPerennial, 1999.

Dissanayake, Ellen. Art and Intimacy: How the Arts Began. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000.

Fox, Matthew. Creativity: Where the Divine and Human Meet. NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, 2002.

O`Murchu, Diarmuid. Quantum Theology. New York : The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1997.

Shannon, Maggie Oman. The Way We Pray: Prayer Practices from Around the World. Berkeley, CA : Conari Press, 2001.


Children and Spirituality

Coles, Robert. The Spiritual Life of Children. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1990.

Fitzpatrick, Jean Grasso. Something More: Nurturing Your Child's Spiritual Growth.


New York : Viking Penguin, 1991.

Hay, David with Rebecca Nye. The Spirit of the Child (Revised edition). Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006.

Jenkins, Peggy, Ph.D. Nurturing Spirituality in Children. Hillsboro, Oregon : Beyond

Words Publishing, Inc., 1995.

Myers, Barbara Kimes and William R. Myers. Engaging in Transcendence. Cleveland : The Pilgrim Press, 1992.

Myers, Barbara Kimes. Young Children and Spirituality. New York : Routledge, 1997.

Nieuwejaar, Jeanne. The Gift of Faith: Tending the Spiritual Lives of Children. Boston :

Skinner House Books, 1999.


Visual Arts

Cunningham, Bailey. Mandala: Journey to the Center. NY: DK Books, 2002.

Kohl, MaryAnn F. and Jean Potter. Global Art: Activities, Projects and Inventions from Around the World. Beltsville, MD :Gryphon House, 1998.

_____. Good Earth Art: Environmental Art for Kids. Bellingham, WA : Bright Ring Publishing, 1991.

_____. Science Arts: Discovering Science Through Art Experiences (Bright Ideas for Learning). Bellingham, WA : Bright Ring Publishing, 1993.

_____and Judy McCoy. Scribble Art: Independent Creative Art Experiences for

Children (Bright Ideas for Learning). Bellingham, WA : Bright Ring Publishing; 2Rev Ed edition, 1994.

_____, Kim Solga , and Rebecca Van Slyke . Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters (Bright Ideas for Learning). Bellingham, WA : Bright Ring Publishing, 1997 .

_____. Mudworks: Creative Clay, Dough, and Modeling Experiences. Bellingham, WA : Bright Ring Publishing; 1989.

_____ and K. Whelan Dery . Preschool Art: It's the Process, Not the Product. Beltsville, MD : Gryphon

House,1994 .

Silberstein-Storfer, Muriel with Mablen Jones. Doing Art Together. New York : Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 1997.



Bosveld, Jennifer. The Gargantuan Pudding House Word Jar Inventory. Ohio : Pudding House Publications.

Kovacs, Edna. Writing Across Cultures: A Handbook on Writing Poetry and Lyrical

Prose. Hillsboro, Oregon : Blue Heron Publishing, 1994.

_____.Writing With Multiple Intelligences: Creative Opportunities for Teachers, Writers,

and Therapists. Portland, Oregon : Blue Heron Publishing, 2001.

McKim, Elizabeth and Judith W. Steinbergh. Beyond Words: Writing Poems With Children: A Guide for Parents and Teachers. Brookline MA : Talking Stone Press, 1992.

Tucker, Shelley. Painting the Sky: Writing Poetry With Children. Tucson Arizona : Good Year Books, 1995. (


Drama, Movement, and Dance

Benzwie, Teresa. Moving Experience: Dance for Lovers of Children and the Child Within. Chicago : Zephyr Press; New Ed edition, 1987.

Nash, Grace C. Creative Approaches to Child Development With Music, Language, and

Movement: Incorporating the Philosophies and Techniques of Orff, Kodaly andLaban. Van Nuys, CA : Alfred Publishing Company, 1974.

Spolin, Viola. Theater Games for the Classroom: A Teacher's Handbook, Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press, 1986.

Wiertsema, Huberta. 101 Movement Games for Children: Fun and Learning with Playful Moving. Alameda, CA : Hunter House, 2001.

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