Children and Grief: Art
The expression of art can help a child express his grief. It can tell the story of grief and help that grief find expression. Art therapy is seen as a very important way to deal with children and grief.
Monica Turnbull writes about how art can benefit children in grief in her article, “Children Channel Grief Through Art” (Sunderland Echo)
CHILDREN have been channelling their grief into creating works of art.
Three budding young artists took part in a 10-week course and put together a range of colourful work for an exhibition at Sunderland Minster.
The display – Made With Love Too – is a culmination of the course to help direct the children’s grief of losing loved ones into art and animations.
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