Creativity and Learning...

Creativity is central to our humanity; a powerful force unique to the human species. It can be a wonderful energy that enables us to use our imagination to create art, music, dance, writing and so much more. Let’s be honest, when you think of math and science, creativity doesn’t seem to fit into the equation - pun intended, I couldn’t help it.

Creativity and curiosity work hand in hand, each encouraging, inspiring and moving the other along. When the brain is in creative mode, it makes us think about the other possibilities and unknown choices that may be achievable. Possibilities lead

Creativity is central to our humanity; a powerful force unique to the human species. It can be a wonderful energy that enables us to use our imagination to create art, music, dance, writing and so much more. Let’s be honest, when you think of math and science, creativity doesn’t seem to fit into the equation - pun intended, I couldn’t help it.

Creativity and curiosity work hand in hand, each encouraging, inspiring and moving the other along. When the brain is in creative mode, it makes us think about the other possibilities and unknown choices that may be achievable. Possibilities lead...
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How does Art Help Us?

Drawing stimulates the brain to grow in the areas that learn how to observe. Some children are born ‘artistically gifted’ and love to spend time more time drawing than others, but these habits can be nurtured and developed in most children. For all children (and adults) art can be used as a means to increase intellectual capacity to observe and express. Art is made of memories, imagination, observations. Memories are the inspiration, imagination helps provide the material for constructing art and observations help the artist make sense of the project, giving it direction and meaning.

Children who routinely practice drawing, painting, building with clay, cutting out shapes for collages etc. often discover

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Adult Painting & Drawing Parties

Looking for something different as an ‘excuse’ to get friends, co-workers or adult family members together? A new (and creative) activity for a fundraiser? You may have heard all the buzz about them...or maybe you just went to an adult paint party... they’re lots of fun! PAINTING PARTIES are a great choice....and most importantly you and your guests don’t have to have any talent to participate, just a willingness to follow directions and make an effort to try... you won’t be disappointed!

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ART…and Homework, Study Habits & Organization

Let’s face it, kids are all individuals, special and unique little persons that we love and care for. After all, adults are all different in so many ways: underachievers, overachievers, mellow or intense personalities, the list goes on and on. When we observe these attributes, we may find there are some behaviors we might like to change to help the child work in a more efficient manner or better organize themselves. Some parents may find that they are looking to de-stress their child or give them a better sense of self, with more confidence, helping them interact with other children in a more positive manner. Look to see where your childʼs interests lie and encourage activities that relate to it. It might be a physical activity such as sports or dance, martial arts, or anything else that involves movement and coordination. The discipline in that activity may be able to transfer into other areas of your childʼs home or social life. Think creatively and see what parallels you may be able to apply in those areas and there may be positive results.

In artistic activities, there are many areas in which your child

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