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Course Number and Title: E06V Creative Expression and PlayAssignment Number and Title: # 4Date of Submission:Thursday 20thSeptember 2018Diversity is importance because this is what makes us different and unique. Therefore, everyone in the world should embrace diversity. Regardless of the challenges that children with impairment may face, they too still need the opportunity to express themselves. This can be
done through visual art since it is one of the most important means of communicate for them. According to the Division for Early Childhood/National Association for the Education of Young Children (2009) cited in Henderson & Lasley (2014), “Developing an inclusive classroom while incorporating the arts, signifies judicious planning using appropriate content standards, knowledge of child development, individual needs, abilities, interests and cultural understanding of each individual child.” “Planning is time-consuming, but the rewards can be abundant as it creates a zone of proximal development and frees children to take risks and explore roles not necessarily part of their current life” (Holzman, 2009 cited in Henderson & Lasley 2014).