An Article from the Museum of Children’s Art, in Oakland California.

The Benefits associated with children learning art while they are young.

1. Art stimulates both sides of the brain.

2. 33% of kids are visual learners.

3. There are studies that show that kids, who make art, read better and get better grades in science and mathematics.

4. Kids learn by using their senses and art is ideal in this process.

5. Kids need a place to express themselves at school.

6. Art promotes self esteem.

7. Art encourages kids to give more attention to the physical space that surrounds them.

8. Art develops hand eye coordination.
9. Art stimulates perception.

10. Art teaches to think openly. It represents a culture of questioners more than a culture of responders.

11. Art teaches that there is more than one solution for a problem.

12. Art teaches kids to think creatively to solve problems.

13. Kids can share and reflect on their work of art and learn something about the world they’re in.

14.When art is integrated with the other subjects in the curriculum, kids commit more to the learning process.

15. In the process of doing art, the child is exposed to different possibilities, to discover and to freedom, this way they avoid falling into the control and predictability of the conventional education in the United States of today.

16. Art nourishes the human soul. One feels good doing it.

17. Art brings the culture resources of the community into the classroom.

18. Art involves parents and tutors in the school, inviting them to participate as volunteers in diverse activities.

19. Art provides a common ground across racial stereotypes, barriers and prejudices.

20. Art is valuable all by itself.

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12 Responses to An Article from the Museum of Children’s Art, in Oakland California.

  1. Sherry says:

    Check! 🙂

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  4. artwithmsb says:

    Reblogged this on Art With Ms. B.

  5. Alicia Ruiz says:

    Very Interesting!

  6. Anonymous says:

    checked!! 😉

  7. Clara Celia del Castillo Valverde says:

    REally interesting and real facts!

  8. Anonymous says:

    I BELIEVE THAT UNFORTUNATELY WE DO NOT GIVE TO THE Arts the importance of life as other subjects even though many of these subjects involve it

  9. Anonymous says:

    Janik Osorio, put last comment.

  10. jenny Herery Martinez says:

    its very interesting

  11. María Alava says:

    Thank you for sharing this valuable information for a teacher who loves Art.

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