Aug 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

ECED 356 - Play and Creativity in Early Childhood Education

4 Hour(s) Credit
Emphasizes the value of play and creativity in young children ages birth through 8. Provides a means of experiencing how and why play is essential to children’s social, cognitive, physical and emotional development. Explores the development of children’s creativity and its relationship to play. Addresses the importance of high-quality and meaningful play and creative experience that are integral to developmentally appropriate practice in the early childhood classroom. Includes clinical experiences.
Three hours per week with enhancement.
Prerequisites Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program.
Major Prerequisites Early Childhood: 305/202, ELED 317 , ELED 397 , ECED 352 . Dual Certification: ELED 302 , ELED 320 , ELED 340 , ELED 350 , ELED 398 .