Buidling a creative future
Involvement with arts and culture is crucial to imagination, self-expression and creativity in young people. It also develops the skills that fuel the success of the UK’s creative industries, and that will result in the next generation of creative talent across the country.
Arts Council England
By giving your child time for unstructured art, you are allowing them time to explore and develop their creativity. Creativity is is the best way for your child to express themselves without judgment. Creativity fosters mental growth in children by providing opportunities to try out new ideas and new ways of thinking. It was Pablo Picasso who quite rightly stated that "every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up".