Busy Brushes

Learning and development is encouraged with each unique child through positive relationships and by enabling the environment.

All children develop at their own rate and in their own ways. Development statements should not necessarily be taken in order or as a checklist. Aligned to Development Matters and EYFS statutory framework 2017.

Exploring and using media and materials:

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    Explore and experiment with a range of media through sensory exploration, and using whole body
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    Imitates and improvises actions they have observed – clapping, waving

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    Notice and be interested in the effects of making movements which leave marks

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    Experiment with blocks, colours and marks
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    Explore colour and how colours can be changed
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    Understand that they can use lines to enclose a space, and then begin to use these shapes to represent objects
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    Begin to be interested in and to describe the texture of things

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    Realise that tools can be used for a purpose
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    Combine different media to create an effect.

Being Imaginative:

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    Express self through physical action and sounds

     

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    Pretend that one object represents another, especially when objects have characteristics in common

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    Beginning to use representation to communicate – eg, drawing a line and saying, ‘That’s me.’
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    Use available resources to create imaginative pieces of work
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    Capture experiences with range of media, including paint
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    Choose particular colours to use for a purpose

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