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Kids' Classical Countdown

A list of ten musical masterpieces to help inspire a love of the classics in your child

Homemade Instruments Band

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Strike Up the Band: Creating Homemade Instruments

Make musical instruments by using recycled materials from your house

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Make Music Matter in Your Home

Seven tips for starting music lessons off on the right note

Child and Adult Using Camera

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Five Arty Activities for the Car and Grocery

Creative ways to keep things interesting

A Boy Painting in His Bedroom

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Home, Creative Home

Tips for how to set up DIY creative spaces for kids in your home

Young Painter

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Help! My Child Wants to Be an Artist

Why you shouldn't worry when your child wants to be a professional artist

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A Child Painting With an Adult

Article: "I Can't! I Won't! I Don't!"
What do you do with the creativity killers that may be lurking in your house?

iTouch Reading

Article: Acting & Storytelling
Family-friendly tips for acting out amazing stories

Building Blocks

Article: Build a Story
Using the building blocks of storytelling with your kids

A Student With A Design Project

Article: Busted: The Myth of the Starving Artist
Your child wants to pursue the arts? Don't worry. A new study shows the success and happiness of arts alumni

Young Dancers

Article: Child's Play or Real Ambition?
How to connect your child with the performing arts

A Young Girl Painting a Picture

Article: Finding Science in the Arts
Four arts-related science fair projects for your child to consider

Child and Adult Using Camera

Article: Five Arty Activities for the Car and Grocery
Creative ways to keep things interesting

funny parents

Article: For the Love of Comedy
Kids love to joke around, but if your kid is especially hilarious, a career in comedy could be in her future. These four tips will make sure she gets plenty of laughs along the way

Mom and Daughter Doing Crafts

Article: Giving Feedback: Food for Thought for Parents
How can parents talk with and engage with their kids about their creative work? Here are seven suggestions to get you started

Young Girls Doing Ballet On Stage

Article: Good Moves for Young Dancers
Expert tips for preventing—and treating—injuries in young dancers

Young Painter

Article: Help! My Child Wants to Be an Artist
Why you shouldn't worry when your child wants to be a professional artist

A Boy Painting in His Bedroom

Article: Home, Creative Home
Inspire your child to be more engaged in the arts by turning sections of your home into creative spaces

Two Children Painting

Article: How Arts Education Develops Lifelong Learners: Grades 3 to 5
How parents can support their third to fifth graders and the arts at home

Young boy with horn

Article: How the Arts Teach Life Skills: Grades 6 to 8
How parents can support their sixth to eighth graders and the arts at home

A Family of Musicians Playing Together

Article: How the Arts Teach the Tools for Success: High School
Learn ways that parents can support their high school child and the arts at home

Young Boy Dressed as a Knight While Coloring

Article: It’s Never Too Early to Enjoy the Arts: Pre-K to Second Grade
Is your child interested in the arts? Here's how parents can support their young kids' interests at home

Ghost Figure

Article: Keeping Up With the Addamses
Halloween decorating secrets from theater designers

kid with headphones

Article: Kids' Classical Countdown
A classical music 101 for families and young listeners

Article: Make Music Matter in Your Home
Looking to sign your child up for music classes? These seven tips will make sure she starts off her musical career on the right note

Violin Lesson

Article: Make Time: The Art and Science of Practice
Scientific studies prove the value of practicing music. Here are suggestions of how to make practice time more pleasurable

Spooky Radio

Article: Making a Spooky Radio Play
Children can learn about storytelling by writing and performing their own radio play

Mother Holding Her Daughter

Series: My Child, the Arts, and Home
These resources from the Center for Arts Education will help you learn ways to encourage your child to make, learn about, and be inspired by the arts in your home

Boy Smiling and Playing a Violin

Article: Performing Under Pressure
Help your child master the excitement and stress of music competitions

Boy playing violin

Article: Private Matters
The benefits of private music lessons go beyond the additional instruction your child receives

Stage Fright

Article: Scare Away Stage Fright
Help your child let go of performance fears

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