In a great follow-up article on creativity, the Wall Street Journal looks into how parents are trying to give their kids a creative edge.

“A Box? Or a Spaceship? What Makes Kids Creative?” by Sue Shellenbarger points out that “Americans’ scores on a commonly used creativity test fell steadily from 1990 to 2008… .”

To combat this trend, “Some parents are signing their children up for programs designed to foster creativity. One such program, Destination ImagiNation, Cherry Hill, N.J., is an educational nonprofit that involves nearly 100,000 students in annual competitions.”

Read the whole article at the Wall Street Journal site.