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Drawing Development in Children
Timeline of drawing development in children from ages 2 through 16
.Drawing Development in Children. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
The Importance of Art in a Child's Development, by MaryAnn F. Kohl - Barnes & Noble
Art may seem like fun and games - and it is! - but you may not realize that your child can actually learn a lot through exploring the arts and doing art activities - Read this article from the Barnes & Noble Expert Circle Importance of art. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from


Each of these stages refers to a combination of visual characteristics found in the art work of children. "Developmental-Stage" theory assumes that the stages occur in a sequential order. Little attempt has been made to relate these stages of growth in art directly to chronological age because so many factors contribute to the child's development in art.THE FIVE STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN’S ART. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
NCCAS - Child Development Research
Conceptual Framework Framework Matrix Core Arts Anchors MCA Pilot 2014-2015 - general information - for teachers piloting Students with Disabilities Presentations Leadership Team Writing Team Members National Artists Advisory History College Board Research: Introduction to Research (Webinars) College Standards PDF Child Development PDF International Standards PDF State Arts Standards PDF 21st Century Gap Analysis PDF Common Core Connections The Arts and the Common Core Proposed Details Consensus Doc Framework Matrix Conceptual Framework NCCAS & Media Arts Examples of Student Work Press Releases Wiggins & McTighe on Common Core Jay McTighe on Cornerstones NAEP Framework NCES Course CodesChild Development Research. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from Development Research
Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center
Art has traditionally been an important part of early childhood programs. Friedrich Froebel, the father of kindergarten, believed that young children should be involved in both making their own art and enjoying the art of others.Earlychildhood NEWS - Article Reading Center. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
Developmental Stages of Children's Drawings
These stages are taken from Bob Steel's Draw Me a Story: An Illustrated Exploration of Drawing-as-Language, ©1997. This stage is typical of children between 18 months and 3 years. Scribbles are random. Children are exploring art materials in a playful way. Scribbles move from uncontrolled to progressively more controlled.Developmental Stages of Children's Drawings. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
Creative Art Helps Children Develop across Many Domains - eXtension
Creative art activities can help children in all areas of development. Child care providers should plan creative activities with the child's overall development in mind. Here are some ways that art activities can support young children's development. When child care providers offer art activities, they are supporting children's large and small muscle development, as well as their eye-hand coordination.Creative Art Helps Children Develop across Many Domains - eXtension. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
Childrens Art
Art, Design and Psychology Introduction Children explore the world around them through intellectual, physical and emotional methods All these factors play a part in their art.Childrens Art. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
How the Art Center Enhances Children's Development
Children increase their artistic knowledge, skills, and creativity while enhancing emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development as they participate in art. They also are more likely to develop a "love of the arts" when they are exposed to art at a young age.How the Art Center Enhances Children's Development. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
The Importance of The Creative Arts for Children and Teens
In my years in the classroom, I have had the pleasure of teaching several children who have either one or two artists as parents. These children, who have a higher than average exposure to art and the media for creating it, possess some qualities that many other children do not have: in addition to their artistic talent, I have observed that they usually read and write better than their peers.The Importance of The Creative Arts for Children and Teens. (n.d.). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
Art Development in Young Children | LIVESTRONG.COM
Overflowing with the energy and ideas of youth, children are natural artists. They approach drawing with a joyful abandon and lack of inhibition. As they grow, they pass through five stages of art development. Unfortunately, many children's artistic growth becomes stunted in the early teen years. But with support and encouragement, they can...
Art Development in Young Children. (2014, January 23). Retrieved February 10, 2015, from
Children's drawings are visual representations made with crayons, markers, or pencils that are generated for pleasure but can also be used for therapeutic purposes or developmental assessment . Children's art, especially a drawing, represents one of the delights of childhood. The child's artistic endeavors are mainly produced for pleasure and the exploration of art media. Children's Health. (n.d.). Retrieved February 12, 2015, from
Stages of Clay & Drawing Development
Photos by Stephanie Harbour ORIGINAL COW MOTIVATION Make [modeling] a clay cow Students at different ages interpreted the cow sculpture to reveal different Stages of Development Can you match the cow clay sculptures with the stages listed below? See the cow drawings below and match them to the correct stage. Stages of Clay & Drawing Development. (n.d.). Retrieved February 12, 2015, from