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Here are some practical tools for helping your second grader write letters you'll all feel good about.
Teach your budding playwright the basics of playwriting, including how to compose a plot, characters, a well-structured story and format the play.
Increased pressure in schools to raise test scores has meant a sidelining of critical extracurricular activities for kids. Find out what parents can do to help.
Giving children an appreciation for art encourages exploration, imagination, and creativity. Here's how to get started building art appreciation for kids.
Here's how to introduce your child to the wonders of mythology.
Theater is suddenly hot, and your child may be showing interest in this year's school play. But do you really want him to be an actor?
Early childhood educators are singing the praises of song as a literacy tool. Here's how you can get your child learning through song!
Experts say parents should nurture their child's appreciation and enjoyment of music.
Here are ideas for encouraging your child to create art.
Use music to help your child retain information and enhance learning. Here are expert tips for incorporating music into your child's learning experience.
Arts education: what it teaches and why it's important. Parenting advice on making arts a part of school and why you should care.
Does musical genius start in the womb? The makers of âBaby Mozartâ would argue yes. Find out if music really can make your kid smarter.
Itâs no secret: creative writing is challenging. Here are some ideas from teachers and writers to help spark the imagination.
Experts say that infusing the creative arts into the core curriculum could help struggling students get a leg up. But how?
The same attitude that can drives parents crazy may also be the key to powerful and evocative writing. Here are ways to harnass your teen's spunk for good:
Running out of steam on a hot summer's day? Gather your kids or the whole neighborhood and make a backyard circus!
We've got four artists who give kids' music a good name. These CDs are road trip ready.
Learn how to polish your musical skills while spending time with the whole family by bringing your kids out to a karaoke event.
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