Learning arts will help the child to develop creative and collaborative skills and critical thinking essential to accomplish in the present changing world. If the child’s school does not provide theater, dance, music and art classes, then it is hard to expect developments in your child. Here sharing tips for parents to bring art into their child’s lives.
Participate: It is best to actively participate and show your child the joy behind involving in the art. You have to dance, draw, read a book, play music and sing along with your child to bring them interest.
Support: Boost and give confidence to your child when they participate in creative areas. You have to encourage them to participate in community and school art activities.
Go read: If you have a library near your home, then you can take your child along with you and try to read classics. You can read classics like Wait Whitman, Mother Goose, etc.
Speak up: Attend parents’ teacher association meeting or school board meeting and share your opinions with sufficiently sponsored arts education programs. It mostly remains out of school budget. You have to learn the importance of arts education before attending the meeting.
Take the lead: It is best to tell your child’s principal or teacher how arts will help in education for your child. You can provide them assistance if needed. Ask them whether they require any help.
Think local: Read your community website or local newspaper to find details regarding local arts and cultural events. It should be enjoyable, and your kid should like the event.