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Chris Dunmire is a highly engaged creative spirit, aspirant of wit, words, and wisdom, and the founder of the award-winning Creativity Portal™ Web site. She's trained as a creativity coach for artists and writers with Eric Maisel, PhD, and Kaizen-Muse™ founder Jill Badonsky, MEd. Read more about Chris' work and projects in Creativity Portal's About section.
Creative find-a-word puzzles for words that will never be found. Great for April Fools' day in the classroom or any day elsewhere.
Dollar bill folding fun for everyone! Learn how to create Chris' original 'Cashius monetarius' Money Plant as featured in Harry Choron's book Money: Everything You Never Knew About Your Favorite Thing to Find, Save, Spend, and Covet.
A celebratory assortment of playful projects, ponderable puzzles, and printable pranks to use in the classroom to inspire creative thinking, art, and writing during the holiday season.
A memory-boosting project and playful way to exercise your memory! Papercraft fun and memory-strengthening game.
A collaborative photo prompt project to inspire you and your writing 365 days a year.
Push-button writing prompts.
A guide to creating your own clever fortunes (or misfortunes).
Take an imaginative time travel tour to the sights, sounds, smells, and experiences of this historic entertainment spot with these writing prompts from the 1800s.
Owners of Rattlesnake Crafts and Rocks outside the southwest desert ghost town of Gleeson, Arizona.
Peter Clothier is a long time observer of the contemporary art world, and a widely published writer.
Angela Cartwright, the dark-haired girl who played Penny Robinson on Lost in Space (the alien-monkey pet-toting teen) is definitely one child star who hasn't gone bad.
An Inside Look at Freeport's Winneshiek Players; The Allure of Historic Buildings in Community Theater.
How we all move through the four major stages of the creative process: Preparation, Incubation, Illumination, and Implementation in creating and problem-solving.
In 2004, best-selling author Joy Sikorski gifted me the opportunity to interview her about her life as an artist and author and shared some of her whimsical drawing lessons from her books.
Shedding light on cross-generation collaboration through Thomas Edison's innovations.
Appreciating the visual elements and principles of design in Georges Seurat's and Constantin Brancusi's iconic artworks.
Plus: The 6-Day Pottery Class Experiment.
Chris Dunmire inspires creativity, connection, exploration, and expression through the award-winning Creativity Portal™ Web site. more