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Visual arts project by Whatcom County students through the Allied Arts Education Project. Image courtesy of Allied Arts of Whatcom County.
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Arts Integration Resources for Early Learning Educators, Teaching Artists,
Families, and Caregivers

We must teach the way students learn, rather than expecting them to learn the way we teach.

—Pedro Noguera

Want to Make Your Own Video Tutorial?

Early learning communities face challenges this year that we never imagined. Many classrooms are now online, students practice physical distancing, and families are supporting learning from their homes. Many educators are making videos to support learning for the first time. Need some home production tips and tricks?

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Creative Start Mini-Lessons

These art-focused video tutorials and downloadable lesson plans are designed for parents, families, caregivers, and educators of children ages 3 to 8. Have fun, find a new idea, relieve some stress, and make some art together!

Arts to Support Well-Being

DANCE

Dance: Calm The Storm with teaching artist West Liberty

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Creative Dance: Endings and Beginnings with teaching artist Sally Anvari

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Dance: Let’s Get Grounded with teaching artist West Liberty

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LITERARY ARTS

Literary Arts: I Affirmations with teaching artist Naa Akua

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Literary Arts: Notice the Details with teaching artist Rachel Kessler

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Literary Arts: Thank You Water with teaching artist Naa Akua

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Literary Arts: The Weather Report with teaching artist Naa Akua

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MUSIC

Music: Conflict & Compromise with teaching artist Erin Wight

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Music: Energize with teaching artist Antonio  Gomez

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Music: Loud and Quiet with teaching artist Antonio  Gomez

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Music: Taking Space Giving Space with teaching artist Erin Wight

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Music: Your Turn My Turn with teaching artist Aaron Walker-Loud

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THEATRE

Theatre: Cleaning Up with teaching artist Rachel  Atkins

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Theatre: Find Another Way with teaching artist Rachel  Atkins

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Theatre: Shake It Off with teaching artist Cristin Fenzel

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Theatre: Yours, Mine, Ours with teaching artist Cristin Fenzel

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VISUAL ARTS

Visual Art: Be Curious with teaching artist Amaranta Ibarra-Sandys

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Arte Visual: Respirar Todos los Días con artista Amaranta Sandys

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Visual Art: Giving and Taking with teaching artist Bethany Wray

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Visual Art: Inside & Outside with teaching artist Anna Mia Davidson

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Arte Visual: Nuestros Cuerpos Están Aquí con artista Monica Gutierrez Quarto

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Visual Art: Take a Break with teaching artist Anna Mia Davidson

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Visual Art: Hello Big Feelings with teaching artist Christine Bingham

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