We see what it’s like at a real school in a real neighborhood. Your child can play a matching card game with Buster to learn about foods, sports, musical instruments and flags of different countries. The Scribble stage is made up of four sub-stages. Disordered – development of creative activity of the child markings that could be bold or light depending upon the personality of the child.
At this age the child has little or no control over motor activity. Longitudinal – controlled repetitions of motions. Demonstrates visually an awareness and enjoyment of kinesthetic movements. Circular – further exploring of controlled motions demonstrating the ability to do more complex forms. The preschematic stage is announced by the appearance of circular images with lines which seem to suggest a human or animal figure. The drawings show what the child perceives as most important about the subject.
There is little understanding of space – objects are placed in a haphazard way throughout the picture. The use of color is more emotional than logical. This stage is easily recognized by the demonstrated awareness of the concept of space. Objects in the drawing have a relationship to what is up and what is down. A definite base and sky line is apparent. Items in the drawing are all spatially related. Colors are reflected as they appear in nature.
Shapes and objects are easily definable. Dawining realism is also known as the gang age. Group friendships of the same sex are most common. This is a period of self awareness to the point of being extremely self critical. The attempts at realism need to be looked at from the child’s point of view. Realism is not meant to be real in the photographic sense rather than an experience with a particular object. In the previous stages the process in making the visual art was of great importance.
In this stage the product becomes most important to the child. This stage is marked by two psychological differences. In the first, called Visual, the individual’s art work has the appearance of looking at a stage presentation. The work is inspired by visual stimuli. The second is based on subjective experiences. Note:The above is a brief summary of the subject, for more information refer to the following book.