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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.

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  • Exploring a wide range of stimulating resources
  • 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
  • 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'...