Do your children like to draw? Of course they do. Here are some drawing videos I found on YouTube that are child tested and approved by me. Drawing enhances brain development and works like meditation to improve focus and self-regulation. If you are like most parents, you don’t feel confident to help your children with this lofty skill, so these videos could be just what you need. You might even find yourself drawing right along! [Read more…]
Don’t you feel like you need a degree in Biochemistry, or at least Nutritional Science, to understand food labels enough to just simply go grocery shopping? I hear you! And, the eating rules change all the time! Butter was out for awhile, a sad time. Now it’s back in, or at least sort of, depending on what you read, or what you hear on the news, or from your friends. [Read more…]
Often I feel like making messes. Well, art messes, that is. Sometimes it’s because life has moved inside a bit from the outside living we do in the summer. Other times I see an awesome art supply in the store and get an idea of how to use it. And, often I want to try something out before I introduce the idea to a client in an art therapy session.
So, this is the first of a few posts on art with the kids for you and your children. Let’s go over some different ways to get that going, or jazz up what you are already doing.
I thought, “Yes! Of course! And, why not some brain training for all of us, including the kids!”