Young children excel in creativity. They are constantly making new discoveries, innovatively solving problems, and connecting ideas by using materials in diverse and imaginative ways.
The Torah portrays God as an Artist and Creator who gives form to lifeless matter, designs and develops the universe, and who frequently pauses to assess and take stock of those creations. Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, a contemporary Jewish thinker, notes that the creativity described in the Torah is meant to be used in all of Jewish life. People's task “is to find the artistic sensibility we are passionate about, cultivate our creativity and breathe new life into Judaism.”
The following PJ books feature creative individuals who use their imagination or employ their artistic, musical, or literary talents to add beauty (and often kindness) to the world.