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Young Children
March 1, 2019

A Guided, Exploration-Based Visual Arts Program for Preschoolers

This article describes a program that combines exploratory art experiences with intentional teaching moments and offers suggestions for how teachers can organize their own programs.

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Authored by: X. Christine Wang, Keely Benson, Corinne Eggleston, Bin Lin
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Article
Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

Look, Listen, Learn. Mixed-Up Color Mixing

Read the following story and teacher reflections, and use the Reflective Questions to deepen your thinking and shape your teaching practices.

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Authored by: Laurie Goff, Deb Curtis
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Article
Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2018

Mathematical Masterpieces: Exploring Math through Art

There are so many possibilities for math in preschool classrooms. Here are some ideas to inspire you!

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Authored by: Deanna Pecaski McLennan
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HOT Creativity

HOT Creativity focuses on art, technology and higher order thinking skills
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April 23, 2018

The Making of an Art Museum: A Preschool Project

In this Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool, the children’s interest in art grew, so they decided to open a classroom art museum.

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Authored by: Sarah West
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Young Children
Vol. 72, No. 5
November 1, 2017

November 2017

Creativity Throughout the Day
YC November 2017 issue
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WOYC Activity Resources

Resources for you to help plan and execute a successful Week of the Young Child!
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Art, Creativity and Music Apps for Early Learning

iPads will never replace the smell of freshly peeled crayons, but they can offer children a new way to create, complete with such features that might include using a camera, microphone or an "undo" option that encourages experimentation.
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Meaningful Art Projects Parents Can Fit Into a Busy Day

Child development and pediatrics experts agree that even short spurts of creative time greatly impact social, cognitive, and emotional development of children in their earliest formal years and create long-lasting memories.
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2016

Now Read This! Hervé Tullet

Hervé Tullet is an innovative children’s book author known in France as “the prince of preschool books.”
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