Art for Parents (3-7-14)

Today’s Parenting Tip:

DECIDE:           Art is important to all people.

PRACTICE:       Today, do an art project that interests you. It can be some form of art you are good at or some new artistic skill you want to explore.

Afterwards, think about what it felt like to do this project. What characteristics (perseverance, creativity, decision-making, problem-solving, focus, etc.) were required of you?

Share your results and what the experience was like with your child.

Today’s Decide and Practice daily parenting tip was inspired by our featured picture book, MORRIS THE ARTIST.  Read the book to a child in your life each day as a reminder of what you are deciding and practicing that day.

Come back each day for another good parenting decision and how to practice it. (Each day’s activity will also be posted on the Daily Parenting Tips page for easy access.)

Read the whole story at The Benefits of Art, Choices, and Discipline: Part I .

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