Creative art activities can help children in all areas of development. Child care providers should plan creative activities with the child’s overall development in mind. Here are some ways that art activities can support young children’s development.
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.
Music video by Michael Jackson performing Heal The World.
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:
This is something every parent should live by:
Here are 11 facts about why arts education is important in schools around the world.
It’s been known that child prodigies come from all aspects of life around the globe. Got Talent Global put together a video of some of the most talented child prodigies from the TV series Got Talent from over the years. Take a look and see what kind of talent these kids really have.