"Scribbles may not make any sense to an adult. They look like a lot of lines, loops, and squiggles. But these marks are very important to a young child. They are a child's way of writing her thoughts. Drawing and scribbling are the first steps in using the skills children will need later for writing." - Mincemoyer, 2013 — Alphabet Academy South Twos http://thealphabetacademy.com #reggio-inspired #scribbles #importance #mincemoyer #twos
Invitations to Draw: Create simple and inviting Invitations to Draw for children, by setting up a still life with flowers and accessible art materials to explore and experiment with. A totally open-ended art activity that encourages close observation of details, colour, form and line through wide open eyes and curiosity.
Pin 10 - Having a QIP (quality improvement plan) area would be able to ensure that the educators are learning too. This would also display to parents the learning that educators are doing to make the centre better for the children.