Keeping Children Busy at Home with the Arts
Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Marcie Monaco | Uncategorized
More children will be home this year than ever before, whether they are remote-learning or homeschooling. Even children physically attending private or public school will have reduced hours of attendance, so I compiled this list of constructive activities that will benefit both parents and children.
Listen to high-quality music
Borrow art books from the library (or buy used on Amazon)
Color by number book:
Museum coloring pages https://lifehacker.com/download-color...
Virtual tours of museums
Stream ballet classes-Instagram, YouTube, Cincinnati Children’s Ballet. Or purchase from Amazon or your favorite retailer.
Ambleside Online music and art schedule: amblesideonline.org
Beautiful stories by Shakespeare for Children
Introduce them to young composers: Mozart’s early sonatas, Alma Deutscher; performers Emma Resmini and Sujari Brit
Beethoven Lives Upstairs series
Peter and the Wolf on Youtube
Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
“Lives of the Great Musicians” book: https://smile.amazon.com/dp/054423806...
Just tell stories of composers you are listening to (look them up online)
Literature-audible subscription or Librovox
Calligraphy-copperplate, italics, modern calligraphy
Sign them up for music lessons. Sign yourself up for music lessons!