Creative Arts gives students experiences in the visual arts, music, drama and dance. They have opportunities to explore their creativity in each of these areas.
They learn to appreciate the meanings and values that each artform offers. They perform and express themselves through the visual arts, music, drama and dance.
Creative Arts in K-6 is designed to enable students to gain increasing understanding and accomplishment in the visual arts, music, drama and dance. Creative Arts is also designed for students to appreciate the meanings and values that each of the art forms offers personally, culturally and as a form of communication.
The art forms can be thought about in a variety of ways. They play a significant role in how meaning is made in people’s lives. Visual arts, music, drama and dance offer students of all ages opportunities for personal expression, enjoyment, creative action, imagination, emotional response, aesthetic pleasure and the creation of shared meanings.