Author: Bravo Arts Academy

Say “Yes” To The Mess!

It’s that time of year where we can finally spend more time outside which means we can say “Yes” to those fun messy outside activities that we have been saying “No” to all winter long!  Every kid seems to find their way into a mess easy enough, but here is a fun list of new ideas to try this summer:

Squirt Gun Painting

Instead of regular painting on an easel, why...read more

Playing Is Hard Work For Kids

Can you remember playing as a child? Some of my best childhood memories are centered on playtime. As a young girl I loved to play with dolls. I have always been very shy and I was able to play with my dolls without feeling shy. As adults we sometimes forget how important play is to children. As we get older we tend to think of play as a luxury and not...read more

Everyone Wants To Be A Superhero

When I was little, I remember digging around in the alley next to my house making “soup” with my best friend, rocking my baby doll to sleep, and becoming whatever superhero or princess I wanted to be that day. When you think back on your childhood, is there a certain imaginary game that comes to mind that you would always play with your friends?  Have you noticed a definite script...read more

Why You Should Be SILLY Today

There are things that we naturally forget as we grow up. We forget that tying our shoes is a miracle, that mastering the potty is worthy of awards. We forget how fun it is to play with our food or to dance, just because you want to. And sometimes, we even forget how to smile. Luckily for me, I am one of those few, that insists on growing up, without forgetting....read more

Great Apps For Kindergarteners

Let's face it kids love to play with mom or dad’s tablet!  Nothing beats spending 30 minutes reading a book with mom or dad, but we say let’s install some education apps and use technology to help kids learn! Here are a few of our favorites: 

Reading For All Learners - I See Sam Phonics Books (FREE)

BRAVO TEACHER CHOICE!   This app goes along with the “Sam Books”...read more