Chasing Disney: Tween Filmmakers Get Their Shot at Creativity

Carri Fry, Alyssa LaRue


Disney knows a thing or two about making movies. So when Derby (KS) Public Library received the Disney sponsored Curiosity Creates grant, we chose to bring the Hollywood filmmaking experience to life with the Tween Moviecraft Creating Creators project. The project brought together thirty tweens ranging in age from 8 to 14, with a median age range of 9 to 10.

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“Inspiring a Generation to Create: Critical Components of Creativity in Children,” Center for Childhood Creativity at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, March 20, 2015,

Paula Holmes, “Curiosity Creates Innovative Library Programming for Children” (Chicago: Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, 2016).



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