Art matters, being creative matters. The right side of our brains are there for a reason – and it’s up to us to develop and use all the gifts we have been given. So have some fun finding ways for your kids to explore and enjoy doing art. And invite your self to the party.
teaching kids art
All kids have a desire to express themselves and are drawn to make, see and do. But they need information, training and systematic skill development to gain competency. They need art class. In every other kind of art, such as music, dance and theater, there is a predetermined, systematic method of training. It is expected that with practice and repetition students will gain a level of mastery that leads to freedom of expression and creativity.
Standardized testing is serious business at school. So what do you, as a parent, do to prepare your child? What do you do to make sure he takes this seriously and scores well? What if you don’t like this whole idea of standardized tests? What then? What do you tell your child?