Art as a subject on the curriculum, is generally taken for granted. Art and craft are fun activities for children, it enhances the interest of the children and exploit their artistic potential and it helps in improvement of academic performance. In life of a person art can be very beneficial. Importance of art is as followed:

  • People can get various opportunities as art helps in personal, social, moral, spiritual, cultural and creative development. They develop confidence, competence, imagination and creativity through art.

  • It also enables participants to explore visual, tactile and other sensory experiences.

  • It also enables children to learn how to communicate ideas and meanings creatively. The opportunity to create whatever a child desires helps foster creativity.

  • Art, craft and design helps them to learn to appreciate and value images. They learn to think and work creatively and intelligently.

  • Art and craft, introduces people to intellectual and practical skills. It enables people to use and understand wide range of tools, machines and materials.

  • Art and craft in schools helps children to develop positive attitudes towards school, many children find it enjoyable and motivating.

  • Art and craft in schools helps to make career in the respective field, as it provides a link with the outside world of creative, digital and cultural industries.

  • Art and craft activities help in developing fine motor skills in children as most of them includes moving fingers and hands.

  • Engaging in art and craft activities for a long time leads to improvement in hand-eye coordination.

  • Through art and craft, children learn to value and appreciate culture and artefacts of all times.

  • Children get the opportunity to express themselves in a positive and meaningful way by engaging in activities involving creativity like music, art and craft.

  • It helps children to socialize as children interact with other children sharing common interest while participating in such activities.

  • A child learns to make correct and effective decisions. This helps in building a problem-solving attitude.

  • Art and craft activities helps to improve academic performances of children.

  • Mastering a subject brings confidence in children. They see them improving and notices their progress which makes their confidence grow.

  • Art is beneficial even for young kids, as they get to know more about the world than they can just learn from texts and numbers. It helps them to interpret, criticize and use visual information.

  • Children learn to make choices and decisions in their life, which is a very valuable skill.

  • Mastering a skill or a subject is not easy, art also teaches the value of hard work and perseverance.

  • Children learn to accept their mistakes and find solutions to fix them. They learn to take responsibility of their work.