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Designing the Creative ChildPlaythings and Places in Midcentury America$
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Amy F. Ogata

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816679607

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816679607.001.0001

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Building Creativity in Postwar Schools

Building Creativity in Postwar Schools

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(p.105) 4 Building Creativity in Postwar Schools
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Designing the Creative Child
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Amy F. Ogata

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816679607.003.0004

Population shifts, new housing, and the baby boom dictated the need for thousands of new schools. Dramatic changes in the school environment reflected new notions of teaching. Behind these changes lay the increasing acceptance of modern design as a means of helping children to learn in ways that might stimulate their attention and their imaginations.

Keywords:   Childhood, Creativity, Cold War, Toys, Playhouse, Playroom, Playground, children’s museum, schools, American material culture

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