ED 155 - Creative Art For Young Children
- Prerequisite: "C" or higher in ED 110 Prerequisite or Corequisite: ENG 22/60 or ESL 23, OR Placement in ENG 100
Principles and practices in planning, implementation and assessment of appropriate creative art and aesthetics experiences in early childhood settings. Students will experience diverse art and aesthetics activities that are appropriate for young children. Individual and as a group, the students will then develop appropriate activities and experiences for young children. May be taken on a CR/N basis.
3 hrs. lect. per week
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of ED 155, the student will be able to:
- Explain the relationship between young childrens characteristics (developmental, individual, and cultural) and their ability to appreciate art, understand art, and express themselves through creative art.
- Identify what constitutes an appropriate art program for young children ages birth through age eight.
- Select materials and organize elements of an appropriate environment for creative art in early childhood settings.
- Explain the elements of art as they apply to work with young children.
- Describe a variety of basic art techniques to use with young children (including, but not limited to: painting, drawing, collage, clay, print-making).
- Demonstrate a repertoire of art activities appropriate for young children ages birth through age eight.
- Plan, implement, assess, and document a variety of appropriate art experiences with young children that accept and recognize creativity and individual variance.
- Describe the importance of aesthetic experiences for children including exposure to works of art and the work of artists in a variety of media and genres, and from diverse cultural perspectives.
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