EYFS Our Art & Design Curriculum
During the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), children will be given the opportunity to explore colour, texture, shape and form in two and three dimensions. The children will have access to a wide range of constructions, collage, painting and drawing activities, using appropriate tools and art materials.
The Early Years outcomes for Art and Design are taken from the following area of learning:
Expressive Arts and Design
During the Early Years Foudation Stage children will learn to:
Safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.
Share their creations, explaining the process they have used.
Hold a pencil effectively in preparation for fluent writing - using the tripod grip in almost all cases.
Use a range of small tools, including scissors, paint brushes and cutlery.
Begin to show accuracy and care when drawing.
Explore the natural world around them, making observations.