Blog: Bright Ideas

Creativity-Boosting Gifts You Can Give Your Kids: Creating Together

This post is the fifth and final in a series of creativity-boosting gifts you can give to the kids in your life. For previous gift ideas, check out thoughts on unstructured play, space to create, unwrappable presents, and the innovator’s bookshelf.

 

Gift #5 - Creating Together

What’s more fun than watching your kid’s imagination go wild? Letting yours go wild with them! Finding projects that


Creativity-Boosting Gifts You Can Give Your Kids: Books

This post is the fourth in a series of creativity-boosting gifts you can give to the kids in your life. For more gift ideas, check out thoughts on unstructured play, space to create, unwrappable presents, and opportunities to create together.

 

Gift #4 - Books

We all know that books are gateways to the imagination. Whether you are setting up a reading space, searching for books to read


Creativity-Boosting Gifts You Can Give Your Kids: Unwrappables

This post is the third in a series of creativity-boosting gifts you can give to the kids in your life. For more gift ideas, check out thoughts on unstructured playspace to create, innovative books, and opportunities to create together.

 

Gift #3 - The Unwrappables  

The holidays come with many opportunities for gift giving, and kids often receive toys that are soon forgotten. Giving your


Creativity-Boosting Gifts You Can Give Your Kids: Space to Create

This post is the second in a series of creativity-boosting gifts you can give to the kids in your life. For more gift ideas, check out thoughts on unstructured play, unwrappable presents, innovative books, and opportunities to create together.

 

Gift #2 - Creative Space

Kids need physical space to be creative. Dedicating a space just for them lets them know that you value their creativity


Creativity-Boosting Gifts You Can Give Your Kids: Free Time

This post is the first in a series of creativity-boosting gifts you can give to the kids in your life. For more gift ideas, check out thoughts on space to create, unwrappable presents, innovative books, and opportunities to create together.

Each year, I struggle over what to give my kids for the holidays. On one hand, I want the holidays to be filled with wonder and excitement and anticipation.


Galileans giving back

Galileans believe they can change the world in big and small ways. And when their passions are combined with an opportunity to give back to their community, it’s pretty exciting to see where that changemaking spirit takes them. For Ruby Trost-Goldhammer, a 14-year- old Galileo alumna, it took her all the way to founding Take the Reins, a program that grants horseback riding camp scholarships to


Thanks and Thoughts on Innovation

Glen Tripp, Founder and CEO of Galileo Learning.

Dear Parents,

To me, an innovator is someone who envisions and creates a better world. Developing more innovators should matter to us for two reasons. The first is that our world needs innovators who can strengthen democracies, build economies and solve big problems. Just as importantly, individuals who act like innovators are more likely to find personal fulfillment, because they are able to


GIA in the year-round classroom - Developing the Innovator’s Mindset

By Greg Zillmer, Bay Area Educator and Galileo Camp Director

 

Be Visionary * Be Courageous * Be Collaborative * Be Determined * Be Reflective

 

What do we want our students to gain from their time in our classrooms?

In our Galileo classrooms during the summer, we create an environment that stimulates creativity and makes learning fun. Galileo campers end their week at camp one step closer


DIY Costume Contest Details

At Galileo, it’s our mission to create innovators who envision and create a better world. Everything we do at camp is geared towards helping kids see themselves as innovators, and we know that kids don’t stop being visionary, courageous, determined creators when camp is over.

This fall, we invite you to show off your spookiest, funniest, coolest costume innovations in the Galileo Costume


Cultivating creativity through creative spaces

Galileo Founder & CEO, Glen Tripp

At Galileo, we know that physical space is a key component of cultivating creativity—we go to great lengths every summer to transform traditional school classrooms into buzzing hives of innovation. One thing you can do to help bring out your child’s inner artist is make a special spot in your home just for creating. It can be in the garage, in the kitchen, in a