Tatro®: Hand-Built Magnetic Toys is built on the mission to encourage expression through imagination. In these times, we acknowledge the reality of current events and provide parents with resources to discuss protests, racism, privilege, and injustice at home. Below we've listed 20 resource links with notable quotes from each article to guide you through different.
"As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has- or ever will have- something inside that is unique to all time. It's our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and to provide ways of developing its expression."
Now can be a confusing time for parents as they navigate unexpected changes in home life, work, and child care. Kids may be scared right now and ask questions you were not ready to answer. Consider how you and your family will approach social distancing over the next few weeks, maybe longer.
Art is important because it encompasses all the developmental domains in child development. Art lends itself to physical development and the enhancement of fine and gross motor skills. For instance, when kids work with play dough, they fine-tune their muscle control in their fingers. All manipulative movements involved in art help develop hand and finger muscles that are needed to properly hold and use a pencil.