A New Study confirms that Arts Engagement has a Positive Effect on a Child’s Self Esteem.

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Arts engagement, such as painting, drawing, music or reading, can help a child feel unique and supported in their social identity. It is clear that Children who participate in arts activities are more likely to have a higher self-esteem than those who participate less. Most importantly, researchers stress that “Engagement, not ability seems to be the key,” emphasizing that children don’t necessarily need to be good at their chosen activity to see positive results. Read the article here.

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