In the Program
- Teachers at Gateway Association Child Development Center in Anderson, Indiana use the arts to foster development and learning in preschoolers with a wide range of abilities, from those developing typically to those with learning delays and disabilities.
The arts and inclusive learning »
- Educators and parents discuss the importance of making the arts part of everyday life.
Key points »
- Artist Victor Sweatt and his daughter Victoria make projects together at home, and Sweatt explains why it’s so important to spend time with your child.
Parent/child activities »
- Country singer Dolly Parton discusses her Imagination Library, which provides a book a month to young children from birth through age 5. Pediatrician Barry Zuckerman discusses Reach Out and Read, which distributes books to young children through family physicians.
About reading »
- Preschoolers in Kentucky share stories and songs in English and Spanish at the Lexington Public library’s Bilingual Boogie Bees activity.
About bilingual activities »
- New Hampshire movement specialist Rae Pica discusses the “overscheduled child” and the importance of allowing time for “true play and joyful learning.”
Defining true play »