Area of Development – Creative Arts: Movement and Dramatic Play

Indicators typical for a child between the ages of 3 and 5 for this area:

  • Controls body to participate in creative movement and drama
    • Expresses through movement and dancing what is felt through music; responds to changes in tempo or genre
    • Shows growth in moving in time to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music
    • Imitates and pretends to be different characters
  • Begins to purposefully act on his environment
    • Participates in a variety of dramatic play activities; shows growing creativity and imagination in using materials and in assuming different roles in dramatic play situations
    • Takes things apart and starts to try to fit things together; enjoys the process of destruction and recreation
    • Participates with others in dramatic play, negotiating roles and setting up events

Related Storytime Shares:

Creative Arts: Movement and Dramatic Play 1 (Pretending)

Creative Arts: Movement and Dramatic Play 2 (Superhero Pretending)

Creative Arts: Movement and Dramatic Play 3 (Animal Pretending)

Creative Arts: Movement and Dramatic Play 4 (Disguises/Dress Up)

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