Art and Well-Being

Talk and Draw

Art therapy is a creative approach to help children with their emotions.

Art therapy is a safe and non judgmental environment for children who are struggling with their mental health or daily emotions.

Art helps

– Art encourages the use of the right side of the brain

– Art benefits children’s development, both academically and physically

– Art helps with mindfulness

– Art encourages fine motor skills, helping hand muscles

– Art promotes hand eye coordination

– Art teaches history and religion through images

– Art promotes confidence, provides a sense of accomplishment

– Art helps attention and concentration

– Art situlates imaginations

– Art reduces stress, promoting sleep and well-being

– Art helps children to learn colours, techniques, media and perspective

– Art encouraged conversation and discussion

– Art gives children an opportunity to make their own decisions.

Thank you Miss Celia, your talk and art session have really helped Alfie. He now enjoys being left to draw independently. He also can talk about missing his Grandfather.

Thomas Hill