A great way for your child to explore their imagination is through arts and crafts. With simple household items, your child can make beautiful pieces of art come to life! On top of that, arts and crafts have a number of proven benefits that can help your child grow.
Allowing your child to partake in arts and crafts
At Oasis, we offer arts and crafts alongside painting activities, which will have your child’s curiosity bursting through the summer.
As your child grows, they will reach a point of seeking individuality, as well as creative freedom and expression. Affording your child the opportunity to partake in arts and crafts can better help your child understand the world around them, as well as spur their curiosity. Here’s a couple reasons how arts and crafts can do such!
Your child can explore their imagination.
Arts and crafts is a perfect opportunity for your child to explore their imagination! With your child growing up, they will naturally be curious about the world around them. Arts and crafts gives them a chance to manifest that creative energy into a physical form. It also allows them to question how things in the real world work through practical applications, and provides them with the independence to come to their own conclusions.
Merriam-Webster defines the term “curious” as “marked by desire to investigate and learn.” In partaking in arts and crafts, your child can put together some pieces that highlight that desire. Providing them with some household items, like paper plates and empty water bottles, can allow them to create nearly anything they want!
Paper plate rainbows are a great way to teach your child about the wonders of rainbows. You can even have them make bottle cars with balloons, which will help educate your child on the wonders of science and physics!
Your child can develop a new hobby
On top of exploring their imagination, arts and crafts can be the beginning of a new hobby for your child! All artists start somewhere, and here’s where curiosity begins! By drawing, painting, and making arts and crafts from an early age, your child’s curiosity comes to life as they create special pieces near and dear to them.
On top of that, arts and crafts can eventually turn into a beautiful hobby for your child! The prospect of creating art for your child will eventually transcend the pen and paper — as their curiosity will begin to flourish in the real world. Being amongst nature, seeing how animals interact, and how vibrant the environment can be can inspire your child’s curiosity and lead them to the drawing board — allowing them to creatively express how they perceive the world around them!
Fostering appreciation in your child
With arts and crafts, your child’s natural curiosity will allow them to appreciate the smaller details in life. As they begin their foray into painting, drawing, and other art forms of the like, your child will eventually start to see, hear, and perceive the world around them through a different light.
Your child will also get the opportunity to express their inventiveness through arts and crafts. Parents who supervise their child can provide positive reinforcement, thus demonstrating an appreciation for their child’s artwork. Your child can potentially internalize this behavior, which will translate into other interactions with their friends, as they will relay feedback and appreciation to those around them who also create.
Partaking in Arts and Crafts at Oasis
Here at Oasis, we provide a safe and protective environment that is conducive to your child’s physical, mental, and emotional growth. On top of our sports offerings, we also provide arts and crafts activities and painting. To learn more about how Oasis can spur your child’s curiosity through arts and crafts, please visit our website and contact us today!