Let Them Paint – Here’s Why – Meri Cherry

Let Them Paint – Here’s Why – Meri Cherry

“When children explore art ideas, they are testing possibilities and working through challenges, much like a scientist who experiments and finds solutions. Art allows children to make their own assessments, while also teaching them that a problem may have more than one answer. Instead of following specific rules or directions, the child’s brain becomes engaged in the discovery of “how” and “why.”

“Because art leaves the end open to the creator, all children experience a measure of success.”

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because

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