Dec 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

ECE 219 - Creative Arts and Movement for Young Children

3 CR
Students will have an opportunity to develop techniques in enhancing young children’s fine and gross motor skills through hands-on activities incorporating the arts, music, language, space, materials, sound, and physical movement in early childhood learning environments. This course is based on NAEYC standards of child development practices. Lab Fee

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Develop strategies that support young children’s development and learning through art.
  2. Examine techniques for teaching movement and exploration.
  3. Create puppets and musical instruments and demonstrate how they can be incorporated into teaching creativity.
  4. Examine contributions of block play in early childhood curriculums.
  5. Develop an electronic portfolio of resources for working with young children to support creative arts and movement.