Divergent thinking

Guilford Alternative Uses Task

Wallas and Kogan  

Torrance Test of Creative Thinking


Convergent thinking

Insight Problems

Remotes Associations Task


Artistic assessments

Barron-Welsh Art Scale


Self assessment

Khatena-Torrance Creative Perception Inventory

How Do You Think

Things Done on Your Own

The Creativity Behavior Inventory


Creative Attitude Survey

Statement of Past Activities


Gough Personality Scale


Other Assessment

Creativity Assessment Packet

Preschool and Kindergarten Interests Descriptors

Scales for Rating the Behavioral Characteristics of Superior Students



Creativity Test: PRIDE Preschool and Kindergarten Interests Descriptors (Rimm, 1983)
(For more information, contact Gayle Dow, Indiana University)

The PRIDE is a measure of creativity of 3-6 year olds that is completed by the child's parent based on the child's observed behavior.  It is a 50-item assessment that measures playfulness, humor, curiosity, and originality.



An example might be

My child tends to be very curious

No To a small degree Average More than average Definitely




Completed by a parent or caregiver. 

Also see similar tests:

Khatena-Torrance Creative Perception Inventory

Scales for Rating the Behavioral Characteristics of Superior Students


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For more information about this course, e-mail:cjbonk@indiana.edu, Professor Dr. Curtis J. Bonk,
Department of Educational Psychology, School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington.

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