It’s Art; Let Them Do It

On Saturdays, we do a family specials program that the kids love. We do gym, art, and music in quick succession. It’s metered out to a toddler’s attention span. For an adult, well, it’s quick enough to make your head spin.

Anyway, during the art portion, they set up small, fun projects for the kids to do. One strange thing I noticed? The parents are doing the projects. Why? The teachers are encouraging this, too. I don’t get it.

They had the parents “help” the kids paint a yellow sun the other day. They had the parents put the sun’s eyes in place. They had the parents glue a yarn smile on the sun.

I had my kids do it. Our suns looked just like everyone else’s…almost.

 
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