Expressive Arts and Design

Expressive Arts and Design

The development of children’s artistic and cultural awareness supports their imagination and creativity.

· Children have regular opportunities to engage with the arts in all areas of the curriculum

· The children experience a creative curriculum allowing them to tell their own stories

· The arts allow them to explore and play with a wide range of media and materials

· The arts develop their understanding, self-expression and vocabulary

· Children engage in role play and use their imagination

· Children develop their own ideas and decide which materials to use to express them

· Join different materials and explore different textures

· Sing a variety of songs and rhymes

· Move and dance to music

· Listen to a variety of music and explore sounds made by simple instruments

· Perform in front of others