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04/11/2018


Most children love to draw, which is a good thing since drawing can stimulate children in a few different ways. If your child loves to draw, too, in this post you'll find some reasons why you should encourage them to do it more.

How Drawing Helps Your Child

It Exercises Their Creativity

If there's one thing children have, it is an active imagination: they have fresh ideas, opinions, and seemingly endless amounts of energy. Drawing can be a creative outlet for them since they get to decide everything about it: from the topic and design to the colors, shapes, size, and much more.

It Helps Them Develop Several Mental Skills

When you draw, you need to plan what you'll be doing, focus on what you're drawing, execute said plan, and problem-solve. As you can imagine, all of these are skills that your child will use later down the road. By drawing constantly, your child will boost that part of their brain and develop it further.

It Works Their Fine-Motor Skills

When you think about it, drawing requires great control over your hand and your fine-motor skills. For example, you should know how to hold the pencil and how much pressure you should apply to it. When your child draws, they're working on and mastering those small movements.

It Sharpens Their Response to Visual Stimuli

It is through our eyes that we get the most information about the world around us. Drawing involves shapes, colors, spatial arrangements, and more, which allow your child to sharpen their ability to understand, process, and assimilate visual stimuli.

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