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Help Your Child Be Creative with our July ParentTip!

Your child is already creative. Whenever he sings a song, draws a picture, makes something for you out of clay, or pretends to be someone else for fun, he is being artistic. The arts – dance, drama, music, literature and visual art – helps your child to release his creativity. The arts are an important part of your child’s becoming ready to start school. There are many ways to help your child explore the arts. And you’ll both have fun! Create things. Draw with chalk on the sidewalk. Pretend that a paper tube is a telescope. Make a skyscraper with empty boxes and tape or glue. Ask your child to make a painting especially for you, or a collage (a piece of art using lots of different materials).  See our July ParentTip on Helping Your Child Be Creative for more ideas! 

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