Both sides of the brain are essential in the experience of art. While each side experiences it differently, art would not be that same if you only experienced it from one side of the brain. Without the right brain to experience art, it would lose its beauty and meaning. Without the left-brain to organize it, art would be incomplete and incomprehensible.
Art, often seen as a fun activity, a reward and an end of week treat, is in fact essential to many of our children. Participation in art and music actually helps kids learn better. It is what helps develop literacy, math and science skills. Along with increased academic abilities…
Art, often seen as a fun activity, a reward, and an end of week treat, is in fact essential to many of our learners. Participation in art and music actually helps these kids learn better. It is what helps them develop literacy, math and science skills. Along with increased academic abilities, the arts help…
Here are 10 GREAT Math Apps I found for your little ones to visually practice their math skills!
- Count Up To Ten: This app lets children discover numbers 1 to 10 and learn how to count using some of their favorite animals and characters.
- Number Rack: The Number Rack facilitates the natural development of children’s number sense. Rows of moveable, colored beads encourage learners to think in groups of fives and tens, helping them to explore and discover a variety of addition and subtraction strategies.
- Math is Fun: 4-5: Through 8 fun activities this app teaches kids to recognize numbers, to count, to order numbers, to play with weight, to determine order, and to handle shapes. It is an easy to use child-friendly design and free in the app store!
I love art and kids, so it makes a lot of sense that my business, Young Rembrandts, is all about teaching kids how to do art. In Young Rembrandts, we teach a lot of elementary drawing classes, but I have to say teaching preschool classes is my absolute favorite. I love their enthusiasm and hunger to absorb the world around them – and their skill development is beyond remarkable.
Bringing art to children at an early age has tremendous impact, socially and academically. Look at these ladybug drawings and see what young kids can accomplish with some instruction and encouragement.