Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Join Lisa Loeb and @Crayola "Inside the Crayon Box" LIVE on Wednesday, March 7th #Inspire

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Creativity matters, and it's a skill that all children can learn.  In fact, when given a little bit of creativity time every day, kids tend to become better critical thinkers, problem solvers, and leaders.  With these skills, they are better prepared for life, and the professions of the 21st century.

Crayola wants every child to be creatively alive, so they´re inviting you “Inside the Crayon Box,” for special live chats with celebrities and trusted parenting experts.  The intent of the series is to help spark new ideas to expand your child's creative thinking.

If you have been looking for new ways to inspire your children creatively, and to help them express their ideas and build these skills, you´ll want to join in to learn and share!

Crayola Lisa LoebThe first “Inside the Crayon Box” live chat is TOMORROW!
On Wednesday, March 7 at 9 p.m. EST.

Join Crayola and musician, children's author and mom, Lisa Loeb for a 45-minute live streaming video chat on the Crayola Facebook Page. 

You may know Lisa for her number one hit “Stay (I Missed You)”.   She will share some personal stories, practical advice and ways that she brings a little creative play into every day for her daughter.

Crayola wants to hear from you, too!  Participants can ask Lisa questions during the interactive event.

Are you interested in the topics to be covered during the chat?  Here is an idea:

Why Does Creativity Matter?  Creativity is not about who is the best artist or who will become an architect. It´s a way of thinking.  One that encourages kids´ original ideas and develops their confidence.

Growing Up Creative.  Lisa will share stories about growing up in a home where creativity was encouraged.

Simple Tips. Easy Ideas.  Like most moms, Lisa juggles a lot. She´ll share simple, easy ways she sparks her daughter´s creativity as part of their daily routine.

Just in case you miss the Crayola “Inside the Crayon Box” event, you can check out the Crayola YouTube Channel where the session will be posted.

I hope you´ll be able to join Crayola for “Inside the Crayon Box” and please!  Spread the word to your Mom friends!  

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To learn more about the tools Crayola offers to help children develop their creativity, visit www.Crayola.com and like Crayola on Facebook!

Also, be sure to check out Lisa´s book Lisa Loeb´s Silly Sing-Along: The Disappointing Pancake and Other Zany Songs (Sterling Children´s Books, 2011) available at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com.

Sing, laugh, and play with pop Lisa in this fabulous collection of ten of the silliest songs ever. Fun activities, games, and recipes accompany whimsical songs. Take Lisa’s Silly Sing-Along with you wherever you go and get the high-spirited good times started. Includes a 10-song CD recorded by Lisa!

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Disclaimer:  This information was provided to me by Crayola through MyBlogSpark.  I was not paid to write this post.