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Art &child development


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Art, Craft & Calligraphy
BS (hons) 3rd Semester

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Art &child development

  1. 1. Art &Child Development
  2. 2. Definition  Child art is the drawings, paintings and other artistic works created by children.  It is also referred to as "children's art" or the "art of children".
  3. 3. Stages of development Each of these stages refers to a combination of visual characteristics found in the art work of children
  4. 4. Developmental-Stage theory  the stages occur in a sequential order.  Many individuals never continue beyond the schematic or transitional mode of representation in the graphic arts.
  5. 5. 1. The Scribble Stage: • By definition, a child in the scribbling stage, usually 2 - 4 years of age, is not drawing symbols for objects. • The act of scribbling is purely kinesthetic and imaginative.
  6. 6. Stages…….  There are three discernible stages during this stage:  random scribbling  controlled scribbling  naming of scribbling
  7. 7. Pre-symbolism:  Smiling person (combined head and body) age 4½ From about age three, the child begins to combine circles and lines to make simple figures.
  8. 8. Symbolism:  Birch bark document 202,[10] showing symbolic drawing of people, age 6-7  They create a vocabulary of images.  This stage of drawing begins at around age five.  The basic shapes are called symbols or schema.
  9. 9. The Transitional Stage:  This is the stage in which the maturing child  usually 9 years or older,  attempts to produce art work that meets adult standards;
  10. 10. The Realism Stage …..  The stage of realism is entered when the child is producing art work in the manner of adult artists.  In general, the child is 12 or older.  The figures become natural in appearance, or are intentionally stylized
  11. 11. The Importance of Art in Child Development .
  12. 12. Imp…….  Motor Skills  Language Development:  Decision Making  Visual Learning  Inventiveness  Cultural Awareness  Improved Academic Performance:
  13. 13. Children Develop Life Skills through Art Activities  Communication Skills  Problem-Solving Skills  Social & Emotional Skills
  14. 14. Summary………  Definition  Stages  Importance
  15. 15. Any Question?
  16. 16. Thank you