This infographic features lots of great tips on how to teach your child to draw.
Most children are first introduced to the world of art through their own scribbles. Disconnected lines eventually form meaningful figures, similar to and even preceding the way children learn written language.
This vital skill can further be cultivated to improve the fine motor skills, help the child connect with other people, build self confidence, deal with difficult emotions, and understand the outside world.
What can parents do to encourage this healthy childhood behavior?
Consider the following ten suggestions parents can use to help their children learn how to draw and enjoy drawing.
You are currently on the KinderArt.com site which features lots of free art activity ideas for kids (I hope you are enjoying them!) HOWEVER, if you are looking for more detailed art lesson plans, drawing lessons, printables, sketchbook starters (and more) provided monthly, you will LOVE The KinderArt Club - a membership portal designed for parents, homeschoolers, classroom art teachers and studio instructors.
Inside the club you will find hundreds of printable PDF art lessons designed to work in small or large group settings, with a range of ages (from 5 to 12 years).
Get creative teaching kids at home, instructing students in a classroom, leading workshops in a studio, or sharing online, as you explore artists, art periods, science, nature, history, cultures and themes, with creativity and flexibility in mind.