The Art Lesson
If an art lesson is to be successful it has to be well planned, focused and be stimulating for children. There has to be a balance between successful class management and creating situations, in which children can think for themselves and be creative. Getting the balance right is one of the great skills of an art teacher in schools. The art lesson may focus on developing skills like drawing, painting or printmaking. It may also aim to develop creativity by challenging children with different scenarios. Enabling children to express their world in the way they see it. Lessons in art will also teach children to respect materials and use them appropriately.
Why Teach Art?
The teaching of art in school is a vital part of a child’s education. It focuses the child on problem solving, engages them in creative activities and helps to focus their minds on developing manipulative skills. Art in school can also help to give a child a sense of place, can be a starting point for discussion of many interesting topics.
Children a real sense of achievement from Art when they see their skills develop in their painting, drawing, creating and building activities. Art lessons provide the scope foe children to express their views about the world they see around themselves.