December 1, 2019 2 min to read
Top 6 advantages of children’s art lessons
You’ve’ probably found yourself asking the question, “What’s in a children’s art lesson?” Today we will explore the top 6 advantages of enrolling your kids in art lessons.
Simply put, art is the most effective way to figure out a child’s mental activity and to impact on the same.
This has two key implications. First, when a child expresses themselves through art, the details of their product communicate their current mental perception and representation of reality.
For a care giver, this suggests that they can easily tell what their child is ‘thinking about’ and, given that brain and emotion are related, they will deduce why their children behave the way they do towards a particular situation.
The second implication focuses on the learning impact that drawing can achieve in a child. If children paint their thinking through art, then art can likewise shape their thinking.
This discovery alone is enough to get any parent picking up their phone and calling a recommended art center to inquire about the next enrollment for children’s art lessons.
If you should need more convincing, however, here are the top 6 benefits of enrolling your little ones in childrens art lessons.
Art Has the Magic for Your Child’s Motor Skills Development
Motor skills development is the primary benefit of art classes. Parents sometimes wonder why their 4 or 5 years old cannot button their shirts or tie their shoes.
The simple answer is that their fine motor skills are not developed enough to allow them to do it. As early as 3 years, children should be coached to control coordination of their hand, wrist and finger muscles and refine their grip and flex muscles.
Art is an excellent tool for this. For instance, clay modeling and picture painting using a brush or crayon requires the control of finger and wrist muscles which trains the child to control the same muscles for more complex tasks like cutting with a pair of scissors and writing.
Art is a Child’s Wings to Creativity
Today’s society demands that young professionals joining the labor market from college be able to think out of the box.
If you don’t want your child failing the ‘out of the box’ test in the future, don’t wait another day to enroll him/her for art lessons…
Continue reading the article and learn more about art and children on Daisy Linden’s blog.