Creating and thinking critically – choosing ways to do things

Once children have had an idea they need to work out how to make it happen. Find out how the creative process is bound up with critical thinking as children begin to evaluate their actions, ideas and things they notice to come up with an effective solution.

Good for looking at

  • Characteristics of effective learning
  • Metacognition
  • Self-regulation
  • Strategies
  • Planning how to solve a problem
  • Self-talk/private speech
  • Evaluating