Quick summary: In this activity, children will explore sounds they hear in a variety of settings, undertake a soundwalk and then create a soundscape – both as a written document and a live performance.
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This activity has been designed to develop the creative potential of young children through experiential learning in the arts.
EYLF Learning Outcome
Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
Outcome 2: Children are connected and contribute to their world
Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of well being
Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners
Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators
- Home-made percussion instruments such as pots and pans and their lids, sticks, branches with leaves and seed pods, shakers containing different materials to make different sounds (sand, rice, beads, stones), rain sticks, anything else that creates a sound – you are limited only by your imagination!
- Paper and crayons, pencils or markers.
- Cool Australia – How can Educators and Families Nurture Creativity in Young Children?
- ArtPlay Melbourne
- Early Arts UK
- Creativity and Early Brain Development
- Nurturing Creativity Early Childhood Australia
- Creativity In Childhood: The Role of Education
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