Art therapy is the therapeutic use of art making, within a professional relationship, by people who experience illness, trauma, or challenges in living, and by people who seek personal development.
Here are 10 ways music benefits children! Do you have a budding pianist? A drummer wannabe? A future flutist? Playing a musical instrument is very beneficial to children. So, why should yours learn to play?
New Kids On The Block – This One’s For The Children is extra special. Enjoy!
Patrick Henry Hughes was born without eyes and limbs that could not be straighten. At just two years old, his father gave him a piano and what he could do amazed everyone! He learned songs by feel and melody and began playing publicly in elementary school. Here is his story:
Here are 11 facts about why arts education is important in schools around the world.
Dhanat Plewtianyingthawee is not your ordinary kid. At age seven, he is an amazing violinist. He began taking lessons at three and a half years old and by age four, was performing amazing solos. He not only plays the violin, but he also paints.
When 22 year old Charice Pempengco was 15 years old, she did something most kids her age can only dream about: sang with pop superstar Celine Dion. Born in a province of Laguna, Philippines, Pempengco was raised by her single mother, Racquel. Pempengco helped support her family by entering singing contests at age seven, competing in nearly 100 various contests including making her first U.S. television appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2007 when the talk show host personally invited her after discovering her on YouTube.
Arts have a huge affect on our lives, whether we know it or not. Studies have proven that students who participate in the arts in school engage better in learning and are more active thinkers. Arts also thrives our economy and allows us to understand more diversity throughout each country. The arts also help us at our jobs as employees become innovative.
Do you have a talented kid? How much should you push them to keep working at their talent? According to John Stone, music teacher at Barrenjoey High School on Sydney, Australia’s Northern Beaches and father to the folk pop Australian-duo Angus and Julia Stone, “that they have to do it on their own.”
This is a cute, must watch video of a baby waiting for her favorite song to come on the radio!