Expressive arts and design

 

Expressive arts and design involves enabling children to explore and play with a wide range of media and materials, as well as providing opportunities and encouragement for sharing their thoughts, ideas and feelings through a variety of activities in art, music, movement, dance, role-play, and design and technology.
 
Creative experiences are about…
 
Having time to explore and experiment with ideas, materials and activities

Being confident to try new experiences
 
Realising tools can be used for a purpose
 
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Exploring a wide range of stimulating resources
 
Exploring how sounds are made

Being able to express themselves through dance, drama, music making
 
Engaging in imaginative role play such as being the 'nurse, vet or shopkeeper'...