Author Archive: Dorota

Fight SAD with Creative Ideas

Change in the seasons can inspire us, make our hearts happy, but also can trigger a change in mood, including the onset of a form of depression called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Symptoms like nostalgia, sadness, depression, trouble waking up…
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50 Websites of Arts and Crafts for Children with Disabilities

50 Websites of Arts and Crafts for Children with Disabilities www.kinderart.com This website contains art lessons for children with disabilities and shows teachers different ideas. www.familyeducation.com This website contains mostly information that parents would be able to get information from…
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Expressive Arts. What is there for me?

From cave painting to dancing around fire, singing, playing drums to story telling, the arts have been an integral part of life for humans throughout history. When people ask me “what is Expressive Art Therapy?” I explain to them that…
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National Veterans Creative Arts Festival

The National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF) is the celebration and grand finale stage and art show, which are the culmination of talent competitions in art, creative writing, dance, drama and music for Veterans treated in the Department of Veterans…
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Importance of Music in Early Childhood Education

It is well-known that a child’s journey to learning starts at home. Since your young child spends a lot of time at home, especially in early years, it is the parents’ responsibility to create an environment where kids can effectively…
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