It is important for children to enrich themselves in the arts aside from studying the usual subjects in school. This is the reason why there are extra-curricular activities included in the school curriculum. Music and the arts play a huge role in the formation of a child's personality and development. It has been said that children exposed to music and allowed to express themselves in the arts grow up to be emotionally mature. So the next time your child expresses curiosity to play with Martin guitar strings, let him. You might just be raising a child prodigy!