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Wonderful Mind

School Holiday's Children Art Group

Children (aged between 4-9) Arts Play and Music 2 sessions -Tuesdays 4:00pm to 5:30pm Dates: Apr 5th and Apr 12th 2024

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School Holiday's Children Art Group
School Holiday's Children Art Group

Time & Location

Apr 02, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Wonderful Mind, 1 Laurimar Blvd, Doreen VIC 3754, Australia

About the event

These sessions are a dynamic and enriching experience that combines creativity, self-expression, and emotional growth. Let’s delve into the benefits of this therapeutic approach:

Emotional Expression and Communication:Children often struggle to articulate their feelings verbally. Art therapy provides a safe space where they can express themselves through colors, shapes, and textures. Whether it’s painting, drawing, or sculpting, these creative activities become their “voice.” By sharing their artwork within the group, children learn to communicate their emotions, fears, and joys. This process fosters emotional literacy and encourages empathy.

Self-Exploration and Self-Awareness:Through art-making, children explore their inner world. They discover aspects of themselves that might remain hidden otherwise. Art becomes a mirror, reflecting their thoughts, dreams, and subconscious feelings. This self-awareness contributes to personal growth and resilience.

Social Learning and Cooperation:Group art therapy encourages cooperation and communication. Children learn to collaborate, share materials, and appreciate each other’s creativity. They witness diverse approaches to art, which broadens their perspective and teaches them about individual differences.

Boosted Self-Esteem and Confidence:Accomplishing artistic goals—whether it’s completing a colorful collage or molding clay—boosts self-esteem. Children feel a sense of achievement and pride. Positive feedback from peers and the art therapist reinforces their confidence.

Coping with Challenges:Art therapy helps children cope with various challenges, such as trauma, anxiety, or family issues. The act of creating becomes a coping mechanism. Art allows them to externalize their feelings, process difficult experiences, and find comfort.

Problem-Solving Skills:Art-making involves decision-making, problem-solving, and adaptability. Children experiment, revise, and find creative solutions. These skills extend beyond the canvas and benefit their overall development.

In summery we aim to nurture emotional well-being, social skills, and self-discovery. It’s a colorful journey where young hearts express, connect, and flourish. 🌟🎨

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