CD 53
Creative Art for the Young Child

Course Description

This course provides an overview of creative activities for children from infancy through the school years with an emphasis on design, presentation, and assessment of developmentally appropriate activities that use sensory, child-centered materials to enhance imagination, creative thinking, problem-solving, divergent thinking, and self-expression in young children. Special attention is given to creating a climate that supports creative exploration and the role of the teacher in promoting growth and development of creativity in every child.(This course meets NAEYC Standards 1a, 1b, 1c; 4a, 4b, 4d; NBPTS Standards I, II, IV, VI; and CDE/DEC Standards CC1- K10, CC4-S2; EC4-S1; CC7, S10, S11, S13; EC7-S2.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
21113 CD 53 01 ···R··· 06:30 PM-09:20 PM Phyllis De Motta CD1-10

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.

Footnote Information

C D -053.-01-: Fully ON-CAMPUS. This class meets on-campus each week on scheduled days and times noted in the class listing.

Course Details

3 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 3
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


C D D010G or PSYC D010G (may be taken concurrently) and C D D050. (may be taken concurrently)
EWRT D211. and READ D211., or ESL D272. and D273.
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