How do you know if your child is gifted in art?

How do you know if your child is gifted in art?

Wouldn’t it be exciting to parent the next Picasso? There is no absolute measure for child prodigies in the visual arts; however, educators, artists and researchers believe there are certain behaviors and skills children demonstrate that indicate special talent. Among all prodigies there is one particular trait that children share: passion about their interest –…

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How Does Your Child See Spring?

How Does Your Child See Spring?

Help your child’s creativity bloom by encouraging original self-expression. Go out into nature with your child and take in all the changes that are taking place ~ the flowers in bloom, the pollinating bees, the bright green leaves and grasses and the fruit ripening on citrus trees. Suggest that your child take a mental picture,…

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Artful Storytelling

I was recently so flattered when our 7-year old goddaughter Ainsley visited and before leaving, drew herself into our family tree ~ carefully placing herself under our daughter Krissa. I was touched. She also came to love our two black pugs, Duke and Jester. She loved helping me to feed them and to take them…

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Art for Kids

Creating Art in the Key of Rhythm & Fun Art education can come to life when you engage a child’s senses during the creative process. Creativity is such an important part of every child’s development. You can inspire your child’s creativity by adding music and even movement. Art for kids can be made more magical…

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