the value of seeing art making not as a separate area of the curriculum but

The value of seeing art making not as a separate area

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the value of seeing art making not as a separate area of the curriculum but rather as an extension of thinking and communication and that in some cases, making art can be valuable for young children that have verbal skills that are not well developed, because the diverse materials offer a variety of ways to communicate and that could help the children tremendously. Principle #3:
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2 When children are working and playing together in groups, children learn to appreciate not only their own ideas and ways of doing things, but also each other’s. This helps them understand that their opinions or answers may not be what someone else got and that okay. Being in groups help the children learn the power of working together and if you put your heads together than you could get an idea or an answer you, personally would've never thought of. Learning in a social setting is extended when children use diverse materials and symbol systems such as drawing, building, talking, making, or writing. This helps them have self expression and it also helps promote and extend thinking in individuals and within the group that they are working in. Principle #4: Open ended materials help children explore the look and feel of the materials and help them determine what is what when they are doing projects and helps them try to decide what would be best for different projects. Open ended materials also help develop a sense of aesthetics by letting the children investigate what is appealing and pleasing about the material they are about to use. The more children use open-ended materials, the more they are pleased by fiddling,
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