Art and Design in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
Art and Design in the Early years is encompassed in the' expressive art and design' area of learning. Giving the children many opportunities on a daily basis to explore a variety of open ended, different materials and developing their ideas. Children are encouraged to be creative whilst practising their manipulation of fine and gross motor control skills eg when using paintbrushes, glue sticks etc
Children are also encouraged to talk about what they have made e.g how they mixed a certain colour and why they chose a certain material.