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The importance of art for young children


When children are young and are interested in art, you have to let them express all their creativity because it is very important for their integral development. When a child wants to paint with markers, with crayons, with his fingers, when he molds with plasticine ... everything is art for the little ones.

Art is a language that will make the child express himself through different elements and it will be creativity and imagination that have a more important role in this whole process. Art for children is a way of life and it has many benefits.

That your child wants to draw all over the house does not mean that in his adult life he will dedicate himself to be an artist, but if you let him express himself freely, then he can be whatever he wants to be because he will be a more sensitive person.

When the child draws, paints or carries out other activities of plastic expression, he will inadvertently be expressing emotions and sensations, even those that are deepest within his being, because emotions are present in us since we are born.

So that the boy or girl can enjoy art, you have to encourage from home to do it. But when they are very young it is more than likely that if you give them a marker or finger paint they will want to paint everything at home, including the walls or the fabrics of the home. So when they are very young (2 or 3 years old), it is a good idea to be with them while they express all their art, leaving them freedom of expression but guiding them in their artistic expression. A great idea is to put wallpaper on a wall so they can have plenty of creative space.

- Art is a way of feeling life and by becoming aware of the world, children become, almost without realizing it, better human beings, due to the fact that it is so easy to allow them to express their internal world in a way that also stimulates them to create, learn and innovate.

- And if that was not enough art in children enhances their intellectual abilities, but it also does it with communication between parents and children at a very early age because through drawings, pastilina, painting and even dancing ... parents will be able to get to know their children a little more. Why is this happening? Because it helps to have more fun and therefore the affective bond will be increased.

- In addition, art is also very important in young children because makes them think about themselvesboth internally and externally. With plasticine or paints they need to use the parts of the body to be able to capture their art. Children's art has many meanings, as many, as children may think of.

But what is fundamental in all this is that parents promote all this art in the little onesThat they know how to express their joy and charm to the results of their children's art, whatever it may be, because that way they will be given wings to let all their creativity and imagination fly.

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