Besides being fun, art has many developmental benefits. Art can help with:
All of these are necessary skills for adapting to new situations and ideas. Ultimately as these skills develop in a fun yet nurturing environment, so will a child’s perseverance and focus, allowing them to not only achieve success but their overall confidence.
Social skills are important for everyday success in the world. Some children have a difficult time understanding and doing what is socially acceptable.
While there are many workshops that are available, what sets Little P.I.C.A.S.S.Os apart from the rest is that the focus of our workshop is based on art. While we will integrate more traditional methodologies in our group ( e. g., role playing, playing games, having snack etc…), we are ultimately trying to teach and practice the necessary life skills needed to be successful in the world through art making. We believe that creating art and using imagination is a place where all children can learn a variety of necessary skills, as well as tolerance needed for dealing with a variety of situations that may occur in their lives.
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