Why is creativity important? Is this a question you have asked yourself? Creativity should not be underestimated. Creativity in children is so important. Creativity helps teach cognitive skills such as mathematics and scientific thinking. Creative thinking involves imagination, basic use of the scientific method, communication, physical dexterity and exertion, problem posing, problem solving, making interpretations, and using symbols which help with future literacy skills.
Whether your child is the next Beyonce or more likely to sing her solos in the shower, she is bound to benefit from some form of music education. Research shows that learning the do-re-mis can help children excel in ways beyond the basic ABCs.
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:
This is something every parent should live by:
Here are 11 facts about why arts education is important in schools around the world.
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.”
Infants are naturally attracted to shapes and colors. This allows them to explore the world around them via their senses. Their natural curiosity helps them develop each day so bond with your kids through arts and crafts.
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During the first year of a baby’s life, parents worry just about everything! Has the baby had enough milk? Does the baby need her diaper? Is the baby sleeping enough? Add music to that list.
According to Lori Andrews, “Music is a fundamental and important part of every child’s life. Listening
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“Art does not solve problems, but makes us aware of their existence,” sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has said. Arts education, on the other hand, does solve problems. Years of research show that it’s closely linked to almost
A video of three year old Mateo from San Jose, CA that has garnered over eight million views on YouTube has made headlines, including an appearance on the nationally syndicated The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Mateo, whose “Listen Linda” argument with his mom Linda about why he cannot have cupcakes for