ThinkWise: A Critical and Creative Thinking Skills for the Early Years
ThinkWise is an Early Years thinking curriculum. The curriculum is introduced over three months, and consist of 10 thinking strategies and 50 activities that enable teachers to support the development of critical and creative thinking skills in children, aged 5 – 7.
The programme is easily integrated in any existing curriculum, and after the completion of the programme, teachers can continue to develop their own activities to ensure that the strategies become embedded in the classroom culture that promotes thinking. The programme provides extension activities for parents to be implemented at home. It is essential that parents and caregivers are involved and reinforce the use of strategies in different situations and environments in which the young learners find themselves.