Art can help link all subject areas. It is helpful to link as many subject areas together as possible. Meaningful integrated curriculum must have a focus, theme or idea. Art helps students think outside of the box. Art helps students understand the concept that everyone views things differently. In science and math, there are formulas and methods for specific ways of doing things in those subjects. There is not much room for a students own way of thinking in those subjects. Art helps students to use their imagination. Since teachers have to meet standards, students are not always given the opportunity to use their imagination with their work. Art helps students express themselves. Art helps connect a wide variety of subject in a variety of ways.