This thoughtful collection of a teacher's stories and reflections demonstrates the many ways you can encourage children's creative experiences, learning, and development. "Visions of Creativity in Early Childhood" brings together a variety of theories and influencesincluding Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, Reggio Emilia, and emergent curriculumand practical applications to inspire meaningful learning in your classroom. Each chapter explores a dimension of early learningvisual and aesthetic, musical and rhythmic, kinesthetic, mathematical and logical, naturalist, linguistic, interpersonal, and intrapersonaland challenges you to seek out teachable moments, grow as an educator, and encourage children as they learn in an environment where the possibilities for creative discovery are endless.", This thoughtful resource inspires early childhood professionals to develop curriculum encouraging children's creativity. Blending the ideas of Reggio Emilia, emergent curriculum, and Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Visions of Creativity in Early Childhood brings creativity to the learning dimensions of visuals and aesthetics; music and rhythm; kinesthetics; mathematics and logic; nature; language; and interpersonal relationships.