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Getting Your Child Involved In Art

Getting your child involved in art can be something  very beneficial. Children are naturally creative, and art is a fantastic way to pick up a brush and really express yourself. This is something that kids should be encouraged to do, and I think it really helps them develop them for the future.

Craft

Most play-schools and baby centres will have things like this. Glueing and crafting are the usual things that your child will get up to in a regular day at play-school. But if you’re an artist yourself, then you should always have the means of doing this at home. It will be fun for you and for your child. You don’t necessarily have to offer your expensive brushes and paints, you can always just use the ┬ácheaper varieties, its all about letting your child have fun and express themselves on paper.

Colouring Books

 

Another common one is to use Colouring Books & Pads or other childrens products. colouring books are a great way to let your child choose the colours they would like. When I was Little, I hated anyone who went outside of the lines, it would be my worst nightmare if someone had drawn out of the lines and not finished the picture, I made a name of myself correcting mistakes in colouring books.

 

Arty Toys

There are all kinds of artsy toys out on the market, some range back decades, with like likes of the Etch-a-Sketch and also the Lite Brite. You can make all kinds of interesting art works with the Etch-a-Sketch, but unfortunately it is not possible to save your work, once your sketch is made, shaking the etch-a-sketch will clear the screen . The Etch-a-Sketch is also extremely difficult to draw diagonals but would be great for kids. So make sure you experiment and let your kid make some art.


 

 

 

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