Art-Creative Arts: Ages 3-5 (page 2)
Widely Held Expectations
- Child progresses in exploration and experimentation with new materials
- Uses materials to make a simple representation and describes or demonstrates how it was made
- Child gains experience in making shapes and linear patterns
- Draws or paints images with a few details
- Child broadens artistic exploration
- Develops confidence in own creative expression through process-oriented experiences
- Child uses materials to build and create a structure to represent another item (blocks become a castle, clay becomes a snake, etc.)
Learning in Action: Examples
- Participates in individual and group art activities
- Uses new materials to paint pictures (cotton swabs, straws, twigs, marbles, etc.)
- Tries a variety of materials and ways of using the materials (using a big brush to paint broad strokes, combining colors, etc.)
- Attaches materials using tape, stapler, string, etc.
- Provides opportunities to discuss art that the child has created
- Provides opportunities for exploration of the relationship of space and objects as well as color, balance, texture and design
- Points out various forms of media found in books, photographs/ prints in a wide variety of settings
- Provides opportunity to observe various artists who use different techniques and art media
The Environment Includes
- A variety of art materials (paint, crayons, markers, watercolors,collage materials, paper, scissors, glue, stamp pads, templates,
stencils, clay, playdough computer paint programs, etc.) that are easily accessible to children
- Space to display children’s artwork, and works by various artists
both in the program and the community
- Children’s art displayed at child’s eye level
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