Essay on Cypop 7 Children's and Young Peoples S Workforce Level 3

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CYPOP 7 – Promote creativity and creative learning in young Children
CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the children and young people’s workforce – Jacqueline Monks
Analyse the differences between creative learning and creativity.
Creative learning is about how children are actively involved in their own learning, where they are given the opportunity to make choices and decisions which develops their problem solving skills and imaginative thinking. It can be achieved through providing a creative environment allowing exploration through play. For example the construction area, where children are given the opportunity to build with different objects and materials, using their imagination.
Creativity is about allowing children to explore and
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In order for children to be creative the environment and the experiences they are exposed to will determine their creative learning and creativity. This is closely linked with cultural approaches and role modelling.
Cultural approaches
This approach believes that all children can be creative but this will be suppressed if children are not given the opportunity or supported to explore and be creative in their environment. If children are given the opportunity to be creative and explore and supported then they will develop their creative learning and creativity.
Role Modelling
This approach believes that children will learn from watching and being with adults who are being creative. This means that they need to be shown how to be creative first and watching adults draw and paint, etc.

CYPOP 7 – Promote creativity and creative learning in young Children
CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the children and young people’s workforce – Jacqueline Monks
Explain current theoretical approaches to creativity and creative learning in early childhood.
Creativity as a process
This approach focuses on creativity as a process and how new ideas emerge. Theorist Graham Wallas proposed a five stage model and focused on the unconscious mind:
• Preparation - Initial thoughts about a problem
• Incubation - unconsciously thinking about the problem
• Intimation - answer within grasp
• Insight - conscious awareness of the
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