Why Art in education
Art is a Natural Human Behavior: Creating art is a primal behavior. Children, the world over, instinctively make. Every culture has art. Like language and laughter, art is a fundamental human behavior. Put very simply, art is a part of who we are. We need art because it makes us complete human beings.
Art is Communication: Art, like language, is a medium to express ideas and to share information. Art offers us a method to communicate what we may not necessarily fully understand or know how to express. Art helps us to share thoughts, ideas and visions that may not be able to be articulated any other way. We need art to have a full range of expression.
Navodaya vidyalaya samiti introduce the art education programme is an expansion of the Samiti's pace setting activities. Besides providing an opportunity for the students to inculcate nationalistic values through cross interchange, it also emphasizes upon education enrichment and integration with the community in which the Vidyalaya is located. To understand the meaning of art and creativity, the concept of art education and its significance in the school curriculum. In addition to their intrinsic value, the arts give an insight into other aspects of life, helping people understand themselves and the world in which they live.
The Main Objectives are:
To help the student to identify feedings thoughts, emotions and fantasies as an interaction to the environment.
To help the child to achieve balanced growth as a social being in tune with culture, through project work.
To inculcate the habit and linking for order in regard to his belongings pertaining to art activities.