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Expressive Arts and Design

Supporting children to explore and play with a wide range of media and materials, as well as providing opportunities and encouragement for sharing their thoughts, ideas, and feelings through a variety of activities in art, music, movement, dance, role-play, and design and technology.

Exploring and using media and materials – is about how children respond in a variety of ways to what they see, hear, smell, touch or feel & how, as a result of these encounters, they express & communicate their own ideas, thoughts & feelings, is about children’s independent & guided exploration of & engagement with a widening range of media & materials, finding out about, thinking about & working with colour, texture, shape, space, & form in two & three dimensions, is about children’s independent & guided explorations of sound, movement & music. It includes ways of exploring movement, matching movements to music & singing simple songs from memory.

Being Imaginative – Is about how children are supported to develop & build their imaginations through stories, role-play, imaginative play, dance, music, design & art.

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