Steps to Art Early Childhood Arts Education Initiative!
Lists other benefits of exposing children to art:
Your kid learns to think creatively, with an open mind.
Your kid learns to observe and describe, analyze and interpret.
... Your kid learns to express feelings, with or without words.
Your kid practices problem - solving skills, critical-thinking skills, dance, music, theater and art-making skills, language and vocabulary of the arts.
Your kid discovers that there is more than one right answer, multiple points of view
School can be fun - playing can be learning.
Your kid learns to collaborate with other children and with adults.
Arts introduce children to cultures from around the world.
Your kid can blossom and excel in the arts. Even with physical, emotional or learning challenges, can experience success in the arts.
Arts build confidence. Because there is not just one right way to make art, every child can feel pride in his or her original artistic creations.
Arts build community. Schools with a variety of differences can celebrate the arts as one community.