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Toddler Art with ‘Strength Heroes’
Age 2-4 (8 weeks)
18th February 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am$145
Fun, engaging and creative workshops for the tiny tots and not so tiny tots – with a weekly DOSE of resilience. Our Toddler Art program is designed to explore and celebrate what makes these little ones unique through a playful and creative exploration of key strengths including curiosity, bravery, love of learning and kindness. We will support you to equip your child with a growth mindset through fun, art and play.
These sessions will support your child in developing their sense of identity as strong, confident and involved learners. Our program features hands-on activities with connections to the early years learning framework and positive psychology.
Connection – Child and special adult create together – research that has found that “Early childhood arts and cultural activities can significantly strengthen parent-child bonds and engage families in their children’s learning, providing a positive focus for shared experience and communication.” (Ipsos Mori, 2009)
Confidence and self esteem is supported and encouraged as we identify your child’s strengths
Development of creativity and fine motor skills – Many parents and carers welcome the opportunity we provide – a chance to let your child get arty without having to clean up the mess.. We supply everything and clean up!
Emotional regulation – Introduction to helpful thinking and learning about as well as managing emotions. Techniques include breathing and mood movement exercises and stretches
Equipping you with skills – we give you quick tips and activities to develop your child’s resilience at home.
Structure of weekly one-hour session:
Arrive at 8.45am to play at imagination, literacy, fine motor and creative stations.
Class will be from 9 – 10am.
Exploration of one of our strengths through a childrens story and art activity (different art technique each week.) Children will produce their own masterpiece on a canvas.
Movement activity and farewell
Morning tea and opportunity to continue play until 10.30am
Things to know
We provide art smocks – Wear clothes that don’t mind a bit a mess.
Bring an individual serve of fruit in a small container.
Coffee and tea available.