Summer Art Activities

Summer Art Activities

Now that the summer holiday is in full swing, your young children might start showing signs of boredom. That’s right, even with all there is to do in the summer sun, and with all of your attempts to create fun-filled days, your kids will eventually become bored and that could lead to a less than fun experience for everyone.

Art and a Child's Early Years of Learning

Art and a Child's Early Years of Learning

Growing up in today’s world presents a wide range of unique challenges. Parents need to equip their young children with the effective tools they need to overcome various roadblocks they might encounter as they grow. One tool that has proven incredibly effective when introduced to children in their early years of learning is the arts. The arts offer a multitude of factors that can get children interested, excited and motivated to learn everything they can about the world around them.

How Arts and Crafts Can Inspire a Child's Imagination

How Arts and Crafts Can Inspire a Child's Imagination

Imagination can be defined as the ability to form various images and ideas in the mind to produce things creatively and solve various problems. There are many words that can be associated with imagination, such as creativity, artistry, inspiration, ingenuity, resourcefulness, inventiveness and vision. These are positive abilities that any child should have if they are to become more successful later in life.

Why Drawing is Important for Your Child’s Development

Why Drawing is Important for Your Child’s Development

Every child has unique patterns of development that they need to go through. It’s common to see a child who loves to draw, experiment with different styles of drawing to create new and exciting works of art that they just have to show off. As children develop more skills, they begin to gain better control of their pencil or pen to make circular patterns and other geometric shapes that almost seem to have a purpose and, often times in their minds, do. 

Wear Your Art

Wear Your Art

What do you think your art, or art that your child created would look like as an article of clothing? Could you wear one of your own designs on a pair of leggings, a t-shirt or dress? While you might be taking a moment to think about that and decide which of your child’s customized art you would wear, consider the fact that whatever you choose to wear, if it includes your child’s artwork, you would be effectively nurturing their creativity and helping them to become more confident and successful in life.