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Web site: http://www.ket.org/arttoheart/

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Series spotlights the importance of visual arts, music, dance, drama, and literature in the lives of young children and provides parents and teachers with useful and inspiring ideas for arts activities.

TV Schedule

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Children's First Language #101 [TV-G]
Introduces the arts as a way young children communicate their thoughts, ideas, and feelings. Leading researcher Howard Gardner explains his theory of multiple intelligences. Featured locations: the Wolf Trap Foundation Center for Education, a model child care center at East Tennessee State University, the Daviess County schools, the Art Sparks gallery at Louisville's Speed Art Museum, and a home where mother and daughter make art together. A 2006 KET production.

  • KETKY Friday, September 12 at 6:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Visual Arts #102 [TV-G]
Explores how visual arts activities can foster literacy, self-esteem, problem-solving skills, and parent-child bonding. Examples spotlight a rural Kentucky Head Start center where fathers and preschoolers create steppingstones, the art-focused Reggio Emilia approach in two St. Louis schools, a Louisville art class, a preschool class at Philadelphia's Settlement Music School, and activities at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution that connect art to books. Martin Rollins of Louisville's Speed Art Museum explains the stages of drawing development. A 2006 KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 16 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 19 at 6:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Music #103 [TV-G]
Music activities help build physical and language skills and self-confidence while promoting cooperative behaviors. A music teacher at Philadelphia's Settlement Music School explains the importance of helping young children discover their singing voices, a couple in Lexington sing with their infant, an artist-in-residence introduces Massachusetts kindergartners to songwriting, therapists use music to build preschool skills, and a classical musician teaches inner-city youngsters in Louisville to play the violin. A KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 23 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, September 26 at 6:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Movement and Dance #104 [TV-G]
Explains the difference between movement and dance and why both are important and enjoyable experiences for young children. Visits to St. Louis, Philadelphia, Berea, and Louisville spotlight activities using African, Appalachian, classical, and modern dance, and movement education specialist Rae Pica explains why it's important to pay attention to movement basics. A KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 3 at 6:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Drama and the Literary Arts #105 [TV-G]
Inspired by a painting, 3rd graders in Louisville take on roles of explorers and Native Americans. Mother and neuroscientist Lise Eliot explains the connection between reading and brain development, and teaching artists use books and puppets to help children bring stories to life in the classroom. At the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, kids use artifacts, storytelling, and dramatic play to connect ideas in science and history.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 7 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 10 at 6:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming The Artful Environment #106 [TV-G]
Looks at how materials, attitude, and teacher/parent involvement can help create an atmosphere that fosters creativity. At the Key Learning Community in Indianapolis, teachers put Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences to work. Reggio Emilia educators explain the importance of providing a variety of art materials, parents and children explore the Children's Museum of Indianapolis and the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, and a Louisville artist and his daughter draw each other. A 2006 KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 14 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 17 at 6:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Arts for Learning #107 [TV-G]
Louisville 3rd graders learn about recycling and pollution through Stage One's Eco-Drama program. Neuroscientist Lise Eliot explains how music, movement, and visual stimulation help prime the brain for language development and future learning. A university professor demonstrates best practices for teaching art, and Slavko Milekic discusses his interactive museum software for children. A 2006 KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 21 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KETKY Friday, October 24 at 6:30 am EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Arts Every Day #108 [TV-G]
Parents and educators stress the importance of making the arts part of young children's everyday experience. At Gateway Association Child Development Center in Anderson, IN, the arts facilitate learning for children with a variety of abilities and needs. A Louisville father and artist emphasizes spending time with your young children. Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and Reach Out and Read, founded by Boston pediatrician Barry Zuckerman, encourage parents to read to young children. And at a Lexington library branch, an arts project called Bilingual Boogie Bees helps bring neighbors and cultures together. A 2006 KET production.

  • KETKY Tuesday, October 28 at 9:00 am EST
  • KETKY Friday, October 31 at 6:30 am EST
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   In Kentucky, call KET Duplication Services at (800) 945-9167, or e-mail tapes@ket.org.
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VIEWER'S GUIDE:
   Price available upon request.
   In Kentucky, call KET Duplication Services at (800) 945-9167, or e-mail tapes@ket.org.
   KET Enterprise
   (800) 354-9067
   560 Cooper Drive
   Lexington, KY 40502-2200
   adulted@ket.org

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