Art & Craft
Learning art and craft enhances creativity and imagination in children. It encourages cognition and develops critical thinking skills. Students are given the opportunity to express their knowledge, ideas and feelings in ways that do not necessarily involve words. Art education for classes I and II involve easy drawing and simple techniques of free hand drawing. For upper primary students, apart from drawing, different tones of colouring are included which improve the student’s creativity and observational skills. At the high school level tones of colouring, life study, light and shade methods are included to improve the imagination and observational skills. The various craft activities like origami, glass making, embroidery, glass painting, metal embossing etc nurtures the creativity and imaginative power of the students. Kalari – Chitrarachana Camp – a 3 day art appreciation workshop for children was organized in the school by the Kerala Lalita Kala Academy.