Activities with artists and works of art are the inspiration for child-directed projects, serving as a foundation for children to develop multiple skills and the following objectives:

Cognitive development, Early language and literacy:
  • Conversational skills
  • Narrate and explain
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Recognize print/sound connections
  • Learn the alphabet
  • Write their names and symbols
  • Listen to and comprehend a story

Social and Emotional development
  • Take initiative and gain self-confidence
  • Work independently and within a group
  • Interact with peers in a positive manner
  • Communicate their thoughts verbally and physically
  • Formulate opinions and be open to the opinions of others
  • Expand their knowledge of their community
  • Evaluate their physical limitations through unstructured play
  • Acquire awareness of their own and others’ cultures 
  • Demonstrate respect for the organization of the classroom

  • Count and gain a sense of numbers
  • Identify shapes and patterns 
  • Estimate and compare quantities
  • Comprehend times of the day, days of the week and seasons
  • Obtain awareness of spatial relations 
  • Make hypotheses and verify them
  • Understand measurements such as length, weight and temperature
  • Identify colors
  • Distinguish between living and non-living things