Do you want to know how you can support children’s development through the arts? In this higher-level course, you will add to your fundamentals of child development by exploring the link between art and physical development. Explore the development of the concept of symbols and art interpretation, as well as cognitive skills, problem-solving, social skills, and creativity—plan to observe children engaged in art activities. Complete activities with children and share about the experience with others during the course. The Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University is a collaborator for this course and shares examples of the many successful early childhood programming activities offered through the museum.
This course requires activities with children during the course session.