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.
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. www.gryphonhouse.com.
_____. Good Earth Art: Environmental Art for Kids. Bellingham, WA: Bright Ring Publishing, 1991. www.brightring.com.
_____. 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. www.puddingmagazine.com/about.
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. www.goodyearbooks.com.
Drama, Movement, and Dance
Benzwie, Teresa. Moving Experience: Dance for Lovers of Children and the Child Within. Chicago: Zephyr Press; New Ed edition, 1987. www.chicagoreviewpress.com/zephyr-press-pages-472.php.
Nash, Grace C. Creative Approaches to Child Development With Music, Language, and Movement: Incorporating the Philosophies and Techniques of Orff, Kodaly and Laban. 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.
The Gift of Faith Tending the Spiritual Lives of Children, Second Edition
By Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar
Celebrates the importance of nurturing our children's spiritual growth...