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TECUMSEH Grow a Learner with ART—Part 2

Event Type: Growing Like a Read
Age Group(s): Children
Date: 7/16/2014
Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
 GLARt is a two-part program for children ages infant through 5 and their parents or caregivers to develop the early literacy skills of vocabulary, narrative skills, and letter knowledge through art play and learning. Each session has 30 minutes devoted to active art activities for children and discussion with parents followed by a story time related to art and color. Class Limit of 25 children, each with an adult. Part Two: Sculpture and Painting for Tiny Hands.
Library: Tecumseh    Driving Directions
Other Information:
 Part Two: Sculpture and Painting for Tiny Hands Children will experience the magic and creative expression of play dough. Learning how to roll play dough into shapes helps strengthen children’s fine motor skills while encouraging free play and creativity. This activity helps develop vocabulary as the teacher suggests techniques for manipulating the medium and discusses their sculptures with the children, and is a door into a child’s early literacy development through this interaction with a caring adult, a necessary component of early learning. A recipe for homemade play dough will be provided. Painting for Tiny Hands offers endless opportunities for children to develop and solve ideas and problems. Paint can be applied with fingers, brushes, or even splattered with a toothbrush and is an excellent medium for a child’s efforts with communication. Fine motor skills, necessary for writing, are being utilized. Parents will receive information about how to create a mess-free environment for their children to paint and create freely and also ideas for implementing painting into their outdoor play. They will also receive recipes for paints to make at home.
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee must be between the ages of 1 Month and 6 Years old.
  • Need to cancel? Be sure to give us 24 hour notice so others on the standby list can attend.

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