Why Kids Need Art More Than Ever – Featured in LA Parent Magazine

by competenow, January 20, 2020

Published January 10, 2020

By Lauren Dennis-Perelmuter

When I first began bringing art enrichment programs to Southern California students 20 years ago, I knew that all children should be able to have art in their lives. There were still programs in the schools, but I was beginning to see art, music, dance and theater programs diminish as curriculum priorities.

I have seen firsthand in our classrooms the benefits of engaging in the creative process. Critical thinking skills are sharpened, problem solving is strengthened, innovation and the imagination soar. But, honestly, I see that it brings something even more important to our children in today’s world. My lens as an educator has shifted and I gained new perspective this past fall as I was visiting and teaching throughout Southern California.

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