‘It’s abstract Mummy, art can be anything you want it to be.’ my five year old declared as she presented to me her latest drawing. What a perfect age, completely open to the artistic process whereby a piece of work can provoke ideas and thoughts that are not predetermined by… Read More»
Lisa Terreni, Senior Lecturer at the Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Education, teaching in the early childhood education degree programmes, discusses the use of clay and how it can help children express themselves.
Federico Albiero from i-Theatre talks about how important it is to nurture young children’s imagination and why is it so important to our lives and development
Ammie Flexen, ceramic and early years artist, has been ‘Clay Training’ at Eureka Nursery and here she describes how using clay can help young children’s development.
Ruth talks about how important the skill of listening is in engaging your audience whether it be children, policy-makers, creative practitioners ,teachers or parents.
Read Ruth’s latest blog about her unfortunate experience during her recent camping holiday and the thoughts that it provoked.
Emma Hutchinson, Director and Founder of Music House for Children, discusses the ways in which music can make enhance a young child’s development’
In this month’s blog MakeBelieve Arts Founder Trisha Lee explains how the Helicopter Approach encourages communication and language development in Early Years Children.
Earlyarts Director, Ruth Churchill Dower, gives us her thoughts on the proposed (and actually quite radical) improvements to the Welsh curriculum.