Samuel Kuria


Samuel Kuria is currently the senior instructor and Programmes Manager at The Institute of Teachers Professional Development (ITPD). Kuria’s tough assertion on change of teacher’s mindset to bring about the necessary student academic achievement and school improvement strategies, including professional development, has made him an appreciated phenomenon in teacher development. Mr. Kuria also teaches Child Rights and Protection and Educational Administration and Management at Africa Nazarene University. More about Kuria visit his website


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UNIT 14:



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:

  1. Define the terms related to creative activities

  2. Discuss the scope of creative activities in ECDE.

  3. Discuss the objectives of teaching creative skills to young children

  4. Describe the stages of artistic development in young children

  5. Develop instructional resources for facilitating creative skills in ECDE

  6. Discuss effective methods of facilitating creative skills for ECDE

  7. Develop creative activities for ECDE

  8. Display children’s creative work.

  9. Develop schemes of work and lesson plans for creative activities for ECDE

  10. Design assessment tools for ECDE creative activities

  11. Analyse emerging issues in creative activities



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