Good morning one and all. Respected Principal, teachers and my dear friends, it is my pleasure and privilege to stand before you today. I am honored to have this opportunity to speak to such a distinguished audience.Today on this occasion, I would like to talk about the significance of arts and craft.
Our daily routines are made more beautiful, creative, and self-expressive by the importance of art and craft. There are many different types of art and craft, including painting, sculpture, pottery, knitting, and many others. They enable us to communicate with our inner selves and express our uniqueness.
Crafting and art have therapeutic advantages as well. It is well established that participating in creative endeavours can lower stress, boost self-esteem, and enhance cognitive performance. It is beneficial for us to take a break from the fast-paced world and spend some time concentrating on our feelings, ideas, and creativity.
Crafting and the arts allow us to reconnect with our inner selves and are more than just hobbies.Due to the fact that handmade items and artwork frequently represent the ideas, values, and rituals of a particular group or culture, they also serve a significant role in maintaining cultural legacy and tradition.
Arts and crafts are important for culture, but they also have utilitarian advantages. Making and creating things can be soothing, which helps lower stress and enhance mental health. In developing nations where traditional crafts are frequently sold to tourists and other marketplaces, it can also be a source of income.
The development of critical thinking, problem-solving, and fine motor skills are all benefits of arts and crafts. Children that engage in arts and crafts activities frequently exhibit greater self-assurance, higher levels of self-esteem, and improved academic performance.
Additionally, arts and crafts can unite individuals by encouraging cooperation and teamwork, building a feeling of community, and bringing people together. People can learn to value and appreciate the many viewpoints and talents of others by engaging in arts and crafts activities, which promotes cultural understanding and tolerance.
In conclusion, arts and crafts have substantial cultural, personal, and utilitarian advantages in addition to being aesthetically beautiful. Due to their lasting influence and significance on our lives and society, they should be appreciated and promoted.
I would like conclude by quoting Edgar Degas, “ Art is not what you see but what you make others see”.