Art to Heart
In the Program
- 3rd graders in Louisville “walk in the shoes” of explorers Lewis and Clark and Native Americans who encountered the explorers, using a painting as inspiration to imagine and act.
The subtext strategy »
- Educators offer reasons why drama activities are important for young children.
Key points »
- Neuroscientist Lise Eliot discusses the importance of reading to brain development in young children.
The reading-brain connection »
- Wolf Trap teaching artist Kofi Dennis uses music and movement to bring Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar to life in a Head Start kindergarten classroom.
Bringing books to life »
- Wolf Trap teaching artist Ingrid Crepeau helps students at the Community Academy Public Charter School in Washington, DC explore Eve Bunting’s book Ducky using puppets.
About Wolf Trap »
- Kindergarten students at the Smithsonian Institution’s Early Enrichment Center use themed explorations to delve into story writing, storytelling, science, music, and art.
Object-based learning »