Surprising ways art can help your kids develop

Art has always had the power to uplift children and is an important platform for nurturing critical thinking skills. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Most toddlers and pre-schoolers love doodling, painting with a riot of colours and playing with dough. They are just naturally creative and curious.

As kids grow older though, many start losing interest in making art - because digital devices are more fun - or may have no time - academics take precedence.

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