Exploring Expressive Arts and   Design within the EYFS     Ruth Churchill Dower      Director, Earlyarts
Creative or Playful?
Empowering Professionalsto be confident and creative
Right or Left Brain?
Bernadette DuffyBy encouraging creativity and imagination,we are promoting children’s ability to exploreand comprehend the...
Creative Brain from Birth
Creativity is about Making Connections
Arts is healthy! It helps children and parents...• Become Confident and motivated individuals• Socially well adapted to li...
Expressive Arts and Design in the EYFS
Effective Learning in the EYFS
A Creative EYFS Leader...• Scaffolds child’s ideas, opens up lines of enquiry.• Uses innovative approaches to EYFS.• Makes...
Expressive Arts and Design Early Learning Goal                      Children sing songs, make music and dance, and experim...
Young children’s stories express    deep andsignificant ideas
Earlyarts - the award winning network for people working creatively with children and families in     the arts, cultural a...
www.earlyarts.co.uk    Our children are amazing
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design

4,771 views

Published on

Earlyarts Director, Ruth Churchill Dower, presents her thinking on how to approach the Expressive Arts and Design area of Learning in the revised EYFS at the Nursery World Conference 2012

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
4,771
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
25
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Earlyarts at Nursery World on Expressive Arts and Design

  1. 1. Exploring Expressive Arts and Design within the EYFS Ruth Churchill Dower Director, Earlyarts
  2. 2. Creative or Playful?
  3. 3. Empowering Professionalsto be confident and creative
  4. 4. Right or Left Brain?
  5. 5. Bernadette DuffyBy encouraging creativity and imagination,we are promoting children’s ability to exploreand comprehend their world and increasingtheir opportunities to make new connectionsand reach new understandings.Supporting Creativity and Imagination in the Early Years (1998)
  6. 6. Creative Brain from Birth
  7. 7. Creativity is about Making Connections
  8. 8. Arts is healthy! It helps children and parents...• Become Confident and motivated individuals• Socially well adapted to live and learn with others• Well balanced - high levels of emotional well being and good mental health• Build positive and Respectful relationships• Active and critical learners, engaging in sustained shared thinking• Good at Communicating skills, expressing their feelings, emotions, thoughts and ideas• Aware of their own sense of identity and individuality• Develop sensory and motor skills
  9. 9. Expressive Arts and Design in the EYFS
  10. 10. Effective Learning in the EYFS
  11. 11. A Creative EYFS Leader...• Scaffolds child’s ideas, opens up lines of enquiry.• Uses innovative approaches to EYFS.• Makes cross-curricular and wider links.• Provides exciting and memorable sessions that don’t get cleared away at snack time • Encourages a range of critical thinking skills that enable children to deconstruct ideas and problems.• Provides the opportunity and impetus for children to work collaboratively, individually and confidently.• Leads to excited, engaged and motivated learners.
  12. 12. Expressive Arts and Design Early Learning Goal Children sing songs, make music and dance, and experimentExploring and using with ways of changing them. They safely use and explore amedia and materials variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function. Children use what they have learnt about media and materialsBeing imaginative in original ways, thinking about uses and purposes. They represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology, art, music, dance, role-play and stories.
  13. 13. Young children’s stories express deep andsignificant ideas
  14. 14. Earlyarts - the award winning network for people working creatively with children and families in the arts, cultural and early years sectors
  15. 15. www.earlyarts.co.uk Our children are amazing

×