I recently read a wonderful article that lists thirty-five – YES – you read that right, thirty-five benefits of art for kids.
From mom blogger Jenny Silverstone, this post is so thorough that I was moved to share it on this site, where we are all about art, healing and kids.
To begin, statistics bear out that kids who are actively involved in the arts are less likely to drpp out of school and three times more likely to have good school attendance. It also boosts brain power, confidence and emotional well-being, meaning reducing depression and anxiety.
Since we know that art-making does all of these things and then some, click here to read Jenny’s many ideas and projects on getting your kids involved in the arts – the benefits will definitely spill over to everyone who participates – including you!