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All About Art and the Invitation to Create

Welcome to an empowering new art experience! Children have daily opportunities to explore the form and function of art while using critical thinking to express themselves and problem solve with creat ivity. When guiding children's art activities, the "process" takes precedence over the "end...

What are the Different Benefits of Both Process and Product Art?

Today we are talking about the different purposes between process and product art. Both are important, but, for different reasons.

Invitation to Create: What is My Child Supposed to Make?

This post shares a little more about the Invitation to Create and how to help your children get started, especially if they seem hesitant.  If you can, have your Down on the Farm Teacher's Guide handy.

All About Art!

September was the first month to see so many of Mother Goose Time's new and advanced preschool learning resources in action. In the art department, two new art experiences - Invitations to Create and Make & Play Props - generated lots of individual masterpieces and props.

How Are Others Implementing the Invitation to Create? [Examples, Parent Letter, Benefits]

Welcome to more a process-based art experience! Children have daily opportunities to explore the form and function of art while using critical thinking to express themselves and problem-solve with creat ivity.  When guiding children's art activities, the research is definitive: ...

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What is Inspired Learning? Inspired Learning is the blog written by the Experience Early Learning Co. - publishers of the Mother Goose Time preschool curriculum - to support all early childhood educators. In addition to preschool curriculum, the Experience Early Learning Co. publishes * children's bookspreschool music & dance and * authentic assessment tools.These materials have been serving child care directorsfamily childcare providers, preschool teachers, homeschoolers and parents of young children since 1984. All materials are crafted to inspire both the educators and the children to experience learning through creative expression, play and open-ended discovery. Mother Goose Time preschool curriculum supports a child's social-emotional, physical and cognitive development.