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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 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.

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