The Arts as an Extracurricular Activity

The arts as an extracurricular activity cannot substitute but rather complement the arts as an integral part of the curriculum. If the child shows interest in the arts, it is a good idea to enrol him or her into a related extracurricular activity. There, the child will learn more about the arts and to do arts without any pressure whatsoever. In addition, the skills and experience he or she will gain during extracurricular activities can help him or her in later education.

Unfortunately, the cuts in the budget for after-school projects have especially hit the arts. The choice extracurricular activities in many schools is not longer as rich as it used to be. Many parents are therefore looking for related activities outside their child’s school. Examples include: