Making art can play an important part in your child’s development. But what is art and how does it contribute to your child’s progress? This guide attempts to answer these questions.
Two projects in Sussex examined creativity in early years by working with artists and bringing them into settings to work alongside practitioners and children. This publication takes documents these projects, showing examples of artists working in settings and offering top tips for trying out these approaches yourself.
Make Believe Arts provide a particular approach for SEN children called the Helicopter Approach, which helps develop spoken narrative and language skills for pupils with SEN or EAL. Also, watch a video on Helicopter Stories: Letting Imagination Fly - Based on the Storytelling and Story Acting curriculum of Vivian Gussin Paley.