Developmental Benefits of Art
In our Story Times, we often incorporate creative activities. We practice this approach in order to provide building blocks of child development. The arts promote skills that are important in academic, career and life success. Arts and crafts also open a child’s eyes to a new world of possibilities and independent thinking.
Here are just a few reasons why we use crafts and arts as part of our regular programming
Motor Skills: Scribbling with a crayon, learning to hold scissors, manipulating paintbrushes are all helpful dexterity skills that later translate into learning to write.