We must surrender, this next generation will be an electronic one! Art can keep the kids off their phones for a little while, but let’s face it, the kids today are on their phones, computers, and tablets and there is no turning back. 60 more words
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It is amazing what you can find on Pinterest. A whole section on art and science projects for kids. I am always a little upset when kids art projects are treated as though they are disposable ( low expectations by the teachers) But these projects look so good that I wouldn’t be surprised to see them in a gallery. 10 more words
I found this article on NPR from April 2013. Really an interesting read, and something I think I have always believed. Creativity is discouraged not encouraged in the typical American classroom. 779 more words
When you don’t know much about a particular subject it can be difficult to know where to start. When that subject is art, your lack of skill and knowledge can make this subject one that you would rather avoid altogether. 443 more words
Art classes are a path to learning some unexpected skills. Is this a good thing? If it’s not art…. why teach it?
1. Creativity – Kids learn how approach tasks from different perspectives and think ‘outside of the box’. 862 more words