Character Building With The Arts

Exploring the arts doesn’t just provide children with a new skill – here’s how it can help in building good character.

words teo rui ling
photos courtesy of the arts granary

Kids are naturally inquisitive creatures. The arts, which comprise a diverse range of cross-disciplinary experiences ranging from dance to theatre and visual art, are a great way to fulfil the kids’ innate curiosity while helping them to learn at the same time.

But that isn’t all that the arts have to offer; exposing your little ones to the arts goes beyond mere exploration and experimentation. In fact, it provides them with valuable opportunities to strengthen their character and pick up positive traits that may influence their long-term growth. Here’s how the arts can contribute to your kids’ holistic development.

Discover how the arts can build one’s character in the May-July2017 issue of little.