Drawing, Writing and Mark Making - page 2

Whether you’re using sand, paint, gloop, pebble-painting or leaf-printing; drawing and mark making offers young children a wonderful chance to express the ideas, feelings, desires and observations they can’t yet articulate in words. This is different to writing where they learn to ascribe specific meanings to a prescribed set of marks.

More than Potato Prints

Sure Start Children’s Centres across the West Midlands have developed a strong arts-based focus for their childcare activities.  This report features a number of examples that illustrate the range of what is possible.

Place2Be – mental health support

This programme uses drawing, speaking and listening techniques to help children cope with wide-ranging and often complex social issues including bullying, bereavement, domestic violence, family breakdown, neglect and trauma.

Playnotes – Painting Outdoors

Playnotes offer information and advice on the best ways and all the wonderful reasons to work creatively with early years children outdoors. This publication explores how to create a large scale outdoor exhibition, and working with professional artists.

Reggio Inspired Process Art

Art and the Reggio Emilia approach – blog by Ness on November 9, 2013 In art and craft, Art for Kids, Reggio 4 Comments

This is Me

An inclusive experience centred around giving children a voice.