we help our children to develop their creative ability through the
arts we give them the foundaton to be creative individuals, confident
in their abilty to express themselves. We encourage them to know the
powerful resource inside which they can use to think and communicate
ideas and feelings.
segment is hosted by Kia Woods who will share insights and techniques
for enhancing the creative gifts of children. The three programs
she will use as resources are the curriculums from her art studio,
music classes and Montessori learning center. Kia draws from her
experience as an arts educator and therapist and training with Kindermusik®
and Director of The Children's Garden
Woods, M.A. has devoted thirty years to creating prototype educational
programs that trailblazed in the field of human potential. She created
the School for Young Artists in New York City, designed Rites of Passage
programs, and facilitated educational workshops in the United States,
Canada and in Europe. The
is her new arts school for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in
New York City.
garden web page or
and Harmony Road® music programs. Our monthly presentations
will explore a number of important and compelling questions regarding
resources and educational priorities for kids:
The most basic of these being "Why is it important for our
children to sing, dance, and paint?
intention is to introduce parents and caretakers to a number of
fine creative processes which will bring great joy and enhanced
potential to the children in their lives. Your suggestions, feedback
and involvement is welcome.
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