Children have innate talents to create and appreciate nature, which can be awakened through manipulation of materials. Creative activities help children develop co-ordination skills and express their emotions.
This unit is intended to enable the learner become familiar with the children’s artistic developmental stages and to acquire the relevant strategies and techniques for teaching/learning creative activities at ECDE level.
Objectives of this unit/Module
By the end of this unit, you should be able to:
Define the terms related to creative activities
Discuss the scope of creative activities in ECDE.
Discuss the objectives of teaching creative skills to young children
Describe the stages of artistic development in young children
Develop instructional resources for facilitating creative skills in ECDE
Discuss effective methods of facilitating creative skills for ECDE
Develop creative activities for ECDE
Display children’s creative work.
Develop schemes of work and lesson plans for creative activities for ECDE
Design assessment tools for ECDE creative activities
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