The Importance of Art in the Curriculum for Blind and Visually Impaired Children and Young People
Presented on Tuesday 4 March 2008
List all of the activities under the appropriate heading below and discuss.
1 Art for observation and recollection:
To encourage children to perceive and describe their world in more detail.
2. Art for creative expression:
To encourage the use of imagination; to draw on personal emotions and feelings.
3. Art activities following instruction:
To help use different movements or actions; to develop the sense of touch or learn a new process or procedure; to teach safe handling; to direct; to help experience a sense of gratification and satisfaction by completing a task.
4. Learning a skill:
To help build up a range of skills and techniques.