This article reports on a qualitative study intended to identify the characteristics or stages of students creative thinking process. The study put nine eighth graders into the pool of the subjects: eight students were taken from SMP (Junior High School) Negeri 5, Sidoarjo and one student from SMP (Junior High School) Al Hikmah, Surabaya. Tasks to be completed by the students and interview guides were used to collect the data. The results indicate that the process of students creative thinking involves stages which include synthesis of ideas, generation of ideas, planning to apply the ideas, and the application of the ideas. The results also show that the every stage of the creative thinking process is distinct from one another.
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