Fostering Musical Creativity in Early Childhood


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Formative Assessments Activity 11. Make a list of at least six natural and found materials not mentioned in the text that couldbe made available to children to create works of art.There are many natural and found materials that can be used in making art by children asdescribed below -StonesFlower petals Salt Leaves Pine-conesWooden sticks 2. Describe an activity that would allow children to use natural or found materials to becreative. Be specific. In 150 words describe what you would do and what children need to dostep-by-step. Identify any materials that would be needed. You cannot use examples providedin the text.There are the playing ideas of paint blob animals They need:They need of plastic tablecloth or some old papers They require one large sheet or paper They require a paintbox. 1.First they need to cover the table from tablecloth or a newspaper. Along with that theyneed fold the sheet of parer in half then it to fold. They get my child into blobs of painton one half paper. Then fold it to another half paper then after they get wet then smooth itover the paint.
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2.Another Process is to cover the table or floor with the table clothe or newspaper. Thenencourage the child to fill the rest information related to that picture for example spots,antennae, legs, hats, 3.then get ready the child for the make up a name for winged animal then help them towrite the name on the paper. Activity 2Identify three different materials that could be used by children to express themselvescreatively. Suggest an activity that would allow them to do this for each of the materials youhave chosen (that is, there should be three separate activities).Three material and activities used by children to show creativity are as follows -Stone – there are various activities for the children to make creative activities one of themis stone, make children try to paint upper case and lower case letters with an acrylicpaints on small flat beach stone, which looks more attractive. After the paint was dry thenask children to quick coat of spray and varnish to weather proof them. Younger childrenmay explore the letters through play on the other side older children can form sight wordswith them. Leaves - Making a fall collage with finds from the garden and garden is a wonderful wayfor toddlers and preschoolers to explore fall leaves and flowers. Not to mention, it’s a lotof fun prep-ping for this fall art project because it starts with a nature walk. An activitylike this can fill the better part of a fall morning – the walk, sorting your treasures,creating the backdrop for your collage (it’s a really fun paint process) and then gluing allthe items on to make gorgeous piece of autumn art.Flower Petals - Younger children are more likely to paint and making project theypretend to be a flower growing in the sunshine. For that they need to cut out some centreof dinner paper plates. This must be the large enough for the child face, invite children toglue the flowers then they need to cut the paper all around the rim of the plate. Then forsupport provide one wooden crafty stick and use of heavy black tape to the back of theplate. Then they make their own facing of flowers and pretend them itself as flowers.Encourage them to move the body as per the sunshine rays. They also can sing the song
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and do dance on the tune of “ A Hunting we will go” a pink tulip there, yellow daffodil,flowers Activity 3 1. Choose one type of music and complete the following activities.a.Describe the type of music.b.Provide three examples of this type of music.c.Explain how you would introduce children to this type of music. Provide at least fiveexamples.1. a. Classical Music: Classical music is a kind of old form of musical art. It shows theimportance of traditional culture and its values. It requires both classical music and Baroquemusic to use orchestras to produce their typical sounds. But in classical music it has differentuses of different styles. b. Examples of Classical music - “I loved all of it. It was wicked!”, “Amazing! That’s All I CanSay.”, Music That’s Out Of This World. c. How to introduce children to music Talking with the kids about sounds and rhymes to generate some music skills. Make themunderstand the beats and sounds knowledge. This increases the curiosity among children. Let them try to invent their own music by using tables and drums and give them stickand tell them to make different sounds from them. Classical music is the precious thing in music, it is very necessary for the children to getknowledge of this to enhance their knowledge area. It helps children to get more awareabout his own culture and importance of classical music. 2. Choose one type of dance and complete the following activities.a.Describe the type of dance.b.Provide three examples of music this dance might be performed to.c.Explain how you would introduce children to this type of music. Provide at least threeexamples.2. a.Hip Hop DanceHip Hop dance is the other dance form of music which is very famousand most wanted. Some English singers make wonderful appearance of hip hop and provide
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attractive music albums such as Jennifer Lopez, Nelly. This dance style also very famous as astreet grooves. Teenagers are the most curious and excited for hip hop dance. b. Examples of Hip hop music – Fight the Power, Funky Drummer, Me Myself and I c. Introduce children to this type of music - Play music throughout the day. Many people use TVs as a way of calming down orentertaining a child, but you can use music for the same purpose instead.[2] Whetheryou're at home or in the car, chances are you have access to music. Simply let it play inthe background while you two go about your daily business and your child will beautomatically immersed. Go to children's concerts. Although concerts for adults are not generally recommendablefor toddlers, there has in recent years been a rise in what are known as children's concerts.Give them musical instruments and musical toys. Certain books and toys will play musicat the touch of a button or a squeeze. This can be a stimulating option for very youngchildren. Although we usually think of musical instruments as being expensive, toofragile, or too complicated for toddlers, there are definitely cheaper, easy options foryoungsters that will let them experiment with creating their own music. Activity 41. Children at a childhood education and care service often use clay and associatedequipment. At the end of an activity an educator tells the children to put the clay away. Howeffective is this in instilling a sense of ownership and responsibility for equipment andmaterials? What would you suggest the educator do? (100–150 words)Learning environment enhance the ownership and foster the learning skills. This reflectsthe respect and the importance of recent trends. Learning opportunities for students are verymuch important and effective towards the task. For that they need to adopt some new learningskills and approach to make student more knowledge and understandable towards theopportunities. It is the integral part of the curriculum or leisure based programmes. Newlearning environment may reach the new learning skills and growth, and educator needs to adoptnew skills and to make session more interactive. Steps the Educator should follow -
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Modelling Behaviour - We model the behaviour we expect to see, as children pick upeven the smallest cues. If you walk around and step over things rather than picking thingsup/resetting, the children will copy the behaviour. We are role models and it is importantto teach children how to take care of things.Providing positive reinforcement - Providing positive reinforcement builds on a child’sconfidence. As Educators and Teachers, we avoid phrases that begin with the word“don’t” such as “don’t throw that”, and instead try saying “let’s pick it up”, and askquestions such as “where does this go? Can we put it back together?” We aim to create apositive culture where children want to look after their learning environment.Provide Visual Examples - At Explorers, we display visual examples of how each spaceshould look. The children are able to refer to these images to help them reset the learningenvironment to its original state once they have finished using it. We also displayencouraging statements in each learning space to help our Educators prompt the childrenas to how they could use the space. 2. A child engaged in an art activity places foreign objects into a glue bottle (eg glitter, scrapsof paper, pencil shavings). They have done this before and have been warned against doing itin the future. What should the educator do to teach the child a sense of responsibility forequipment and materials? Provide a detailed response. (100–150 words)There are various ways an educator can teach children a sense of responsibility for equipmentwhich are as follows -Helps children to make them feel a sense of possession of their own things.Enhance the role of open ended, promote the use of natural materials and make themavailable for the children use. Make attractive things and equipments and try to encourage towards creative expressionsand make them accessible to children. Make role model of the children by creating improvising with material and equipments. Activity 51. Defineimprovisationas it pertains to creativity. (75–100 words)
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