"Revel in Color" (ink & colored pencil, 8"x8")
From Picasso to Sir Ken Robinson, including my own and my possibly your observations with our own children going through school, it is believed that our educational methods have ways of killing creativity in kids.
In fact, I believe most if not all institutional powers discourage and even punish creativity because it almost always means thinking outside of the box. And that's just not allowed.
The good news is you can find your own creativity again and encourage it in others.