The purpose of art in Kindergarten is to provide students with developmentally appropriate experiences through a variety of media to increase their appreciation for art while simultaneously developing fine and gross motor skill coordination, visual discrimination, and an awareness of line, color, shape, and texture. Art affords opportunities for self-expression and enhances the study the study of seasonal activities.
Pre-Kindergarten children develop an appreciation for art while developing fine motor skills. Students learn to discriminate colors, textures, and shapes. Our goals are for students to become proficient in working with scissors, glue, crayons, and paints; to work from a pattern and trace stencils; and to recognize similarities and differences. Pre-K artists will learn that art revolves around science themes, letters, and seasonal projects.
Preschool Art provides students with developmentally appropriate experiences that expand their appreciation for art while strengthening motor skill coordination and visual discrimination. Students finger paint and learn to paint with brushes, sponges, and other creative mediums. Participating in fine motor learning centers helps develop manual dexterity. Our goals are for students to become proficient in working with scissors, glue and crayons.