The first of ISTE’s National Education Technology Standards for Students talks about creativity and innovation: “Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.”

Here are some of our favorite books that support this standard and help get the creative juices flowing!

Go: A Kidd's Guide to Graphic Design - Chip Kidd Ed Emberley's Drawing Book Make A World The Day-Glo Brothers - Chris Barton Kid Who Invented the Popsicle - Don L. Wulffson Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids
  1. Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design (Grades 3-6, Lexile 1100)
  2. Ed Emberley’s Drawing Book: Make a World (Grades 2-5)
  3. The Day-Glo Brothers (Grades 2-6, Lexile 990)
  4. The Kid who Invented the Popsicle (Grades 3-6, Lexile 1080)
  5. Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids (Grades P-7)
  6. The Paper Airplane Book (Grades 3-6)
  7. The Nexi Robot (Grades 3-6, Level U, Lexile 760)
  8. Scary Science: 24 Creepy Experiments (Grades 3-6, Lexile IG970)
  9. Steve Jobs: The Man who Thought Different (Grades 7-12, Lexile 1110)
  10. The New Way Things Work (Grades 4-7, Level X, Lexile 1180)
Paper Airplane Book by Seymour Simon The Nexi Robot by Toney Allman Scary Science - 25 Creepy Experiments Steve Jobs The Man Who Thought Different New Way Things Work - David Macaulay