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Exploring Shapes and Sizes, Art Appreciation and Creation

Art and Math Come Together

Art and math have many close connections, especially as you think about spatial qualities (positions such as "under," "beside," "on top") as well as shapes and sizes. As your child learns about these ideas, she'll begin to use them in her artwork. Your child is also starting to use symbolic representation and comparative thinking, resulting in more realistic drawings and creations. In return, the spatial-temporal skills used in art will encourage her cognitive skills and improve her understanding of numbers and other math concepts.

Has your child achieved the following Exploring Shapes and Sizes and Art Appreciation and Creation developmental milestones yet? If yes, check off all the skill(s) she has already mastered to date!

Sources: This development milestone tracker is not a learning disability screening tool or test. If you have any questions related to your child's development and learning abilities, please speak to your pediatrician and care providers for guidance and resources.