Why Art is Good… Art awakens the imagination and allows the magic in! Art is very important for young children as it develops focus and attention, good hand-eye coordination, and builds self-esteem. More than 33% of children are visual learners and it has been shown that when art is integrated with other curriculum areas, children actually become more engaged in the process. Art, not only teaches children to take risks and to learn from one’s mistakes, but to see that there can be more than one solution to the same problem. It fosters open-ended thinking and creates an environment of questions rather than answers. Art teaches children to learn to explore playfully, without a preconceived plan, learning from accidents and being surprised by the outcome.
4Cats Field Trips: Learning, laughing, creating!
Choose from one of the packages below:
Field Trip A – Van Gogh Painting Dot, Dash and swirl acrylic paint on stretched canvas, just like Vincent van Gogh! Each Student works on their own 11”x14” canvas, inspired by Van Gogh’s beautiful sunflowers.
Field Trip B – Paint Splatter Painting Taking inspiration form abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock, your students will take over the 4Cats Paint Splatter Room and drip, splatter and throw paint to their heart’s content!
Field Trip C: Polymer Clay Creations Students create their own polymer clay creations! Choose your creature – dragons, penguins, robots, bears, people!
Field Trip D: Let’s talk about an artist you are interested in Custom project for your group based on 4Cats projects.