Early Years & Cultural Education

Information on how Cultural Education can support working in Early Years.

Early Years: Starting a Child's Creative Life

Early Years work plays a vital role in Cultural Education, as it can be the first creative experience a child has.

There are fantastic examples of how Early Years work has been supported to reach wider audiences and deliver greater impact. One good example of this would be the Explora Tale partnership, the case study has been shared below.

Early Years and Libraries: Explora Tale

ExploraTale was an innovative partnership between Devon-based arts organisation The Carousel Project and three diverse libraries in Devon: Exeter, Tiverton and Honiton. It was supported using National Lottery funding through our Grants for the arts programme with an award of £23,810.

Over the course of a year, artists led free weekly drop-in sessions at each of the libraries and, using everyday materials, transformed the library space into scenes inspired by popular children’s books, old and new

How to be a shooting star! Bringing books to life for early years families in Devon

Between September 2015 and July 2016, more than 270 families in Devon joined in a unique and successful project that brought children's literature to life, through storytelling, visual arts and movement. ExploraTale was an innovative partnership between Devon-based arts organisation The Carousel Project and three diverse libraries in Devon: Exeter, Tiverton and Honiton.

Other useful links on Early Years work:

http://www.crec.co.uk/

https://www.culturallearningalliance.org.uk/eviden...


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