Creative development is the ability to respond to experiences by expressing ideas and imagination through music, dance, dramatic play, and art.
Children who score higher on tests of imagination and creativity develop stronger problem-solving strategies (Brown, Sutterfy & Thronton, 2008). Mother Goose Time is an arts-infused curriculum that allows children to take creative risks, make connections, and explore their curiosity in meaningful ways. “Play is a safe place where children are exploring the expression of emotion with no attending consequences” (Gaskins and Miller, 2009).
Creative Development skills and goals integrated within the Mother Goose Time Curriculum: