CE410 Unit 4 Assignment Designing an Art Center
Designing an Art Center
For this Assignment, you will design an age appropriate art center by completing the Unit 4 Template.docx located in Doc Sharing. Include at least 2 to 3 sentences addressing each topic.
You have read about and discussed the basic goals, setup, materials, and strategies, including specific two-dimensional and three-dimensional activities, for an early childhood art program. Now you can apply this knowledge to this Assignment.
Your art center will be for one of the following specific age groups of children:
- older toddlers, 2 to 3 years
- preschoolers, 3 to 5 years
- young school age children, 5 to 8 years
In addition, you will be asked to describe the four topics from the template and discuss in more detail how they can best help you address in more detail the cultural backgrounds and diverse needs of children. Why did you choose them? Make sure these address the core of DAP. You are encouraged to integrate additional material from the course resources and document the sources for your content.
NAEYC. (2009) Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Retrieved from http://www.naeyc.org/DAP
Important: This Assignment is designed to measure the following Course Outcome:
CE410-3: Use knowledge of the cultural background and diverse needs of children in planning and implementing activities and experiences.
That is interpreted in this Assignment as being able to demonstrate superior ability to use knowledge of the cultural background and diverse needs of children in planning and implementing activities and experiences. You are not planning activities, but you are planning an art center where great activities can happen!
In designing your art center, the emphasis should be on two things.
- First, you need to share specific information about how you will address the diversity in the center. Diversity involves all the differences in our children including, but not limited to, learning styles, abilities,