This last month of school can be challenging for everyone. Kids are squirrely. Parents are feeling burned out from all the end of year activities and a full year of homework battles. And, teachers are at their wits end trying to keep everyone engaged just a little bit longer. Not to worry, we have some great ideas for brain breaks and alternative learning activities to keep the kids interested.
art and imagination
Children who learn to draw using the Young Rembrandts method develop spatial reasoning and fine motor skills, order and sequencing abilities, visualization, and self-discipline as well as fundamental art skills. Enroll your child in a class at her school today.
Who doesn’t want to hear they’re awesome?! For the most part, awesome is in the eyes of the beholder and as parents of visual kids we can see the awesome and appreciate all the special quirks and talents that come with being a visual learner. A creative type, whose room is pile after pile of experiments or projects, who drives us absolutely crazy trying to get out the door on time and who can make a 10 minute homework assignment last all afternoon.
Young Rembrandts is offering a free coloring eBook to everyone who registers for a new 2018 class between November 1st and December 31st. Help your kids channel their excess energy into time spent coloring and learning with this limited release coloring eBook.
I, like many others, thought learning was learning and art was there as a benefit—an enrichment. As an artist myself, I had always enjoyed participating in art class alongside my other studies. But, I now realize I had grossly underestimated the power and value of art as it relates to education.