You Can Help Your Child Enhance and Continue to Develop Art Skills at Home!
-Make sure he/she has paper, pencils, crayons, scissors, glue, markers, colored pencils, watercolor paint and other basic art supplies at home.
-Encourage your child to create projects and art for special ocassions, as gifts for relatives, and in celebration of your family, culture, or holidays.
-Work with your child on weekend projects.
-Make connections with local summer, after school, Saturday, or other programs that are connected to the arts.-Keep a sketchbook or portfolio of your child's artwork. The portfolio can be purchased from a local art supply store or created from poster board or a folder.-Enter your child's artwork in local fairs and competitions.