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Arts Integration Resources for Early Learning Educators, Teaching Artists,
Families, and Caregivers

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Creative Start Mini-Lessons

These art-focused video mini-lessons 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 and Well-Being

Dance & Well-Being

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 & Well-Being

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 & Well-Being

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 & Well-Being

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 & Well-Being

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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Arts and Mathematics

Dance & Math

Dance: Circumference Dance with teaching artist Anne Marie Caldwell

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Danza Creativa:  Formas y Movimientos con artista Christian Barrios

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Literary Arts & Math

Literary Arts: Stories with Symbols with teaching artist Rebecca Rogers

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Music & Math

Music: Counting to 100 with teaching artist Kmbris Bond

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Music: Make a Rainstick with teaching artist Amaranta Sandys

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Theatre & Math

Theatre: Robot Steps with teaching artist Ann Marie Caldwell

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Theatre: Can It Fit? with teaching artist Rebecca Rogers

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Visual Arts & Math

Visual Arts: Art Story Cards with teaching artist Kmbris Bond

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Visual Arts: Mexican Folk Art and Geometry with teaching artist Christian Barrios

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Arte Visual: Tick Tock Reloj de Papel con artista Amaranta Sandys

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laird Norton Family Foundation logoSpecial thanks to the Laird Norton Family Foundation for their support of the Creative Start program and dedication to increasing the growth of arts integration in public education.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the Creative Start program, please contact: Alexis Sarah, Project Manager: alexis.sarah@arts.wa.gov, 360-228-6359

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