Baby Artsplay! at Home

Join us on Facebook Live for Young Audiences of Louisiana’s Baby Artsplay!™ at Home presented by The Helis Foundation! Caregivers are invited to learn how to integrate purposeful activities into your children’s daily routine and support their cognitive, physical and social development. Six half-hour programs will be presented on Facebook Live from 10 to 10:30 am on consecutive Saturdays from May 16 through June 20. Baby Artsplay! allows adults to learn how to integrate purposeful activities into children’s daily routines that support cognitive, physical, and social development.

Play and promote early learning! Visit this link to access the programs every week.

LESSON 1 | Saturday, May 16, 10–10:30 am | In My 5 Senses, develop your child’s awareness of the five senses through play.

LESSON 2 | Saturday, May 23, 10–10:30 am | In Baby Says… promote your child’s language development through artful play.

LESSON 3 | Saturday, May 30, 10–10:30 am | In My Body, teach your child to identify body parts through music and movement.

LESSON 4 | Saturday, June 6, 10–10:30 am | In Let’s Move, use movement to encourage your child’s brain development.

LESSON 5 | Saturday, June 13, 10–10:30 am | Up, Down & All Around is designed to help your child learn basic directional concepts with movement and music.

LESSON 6 | Saturday, June 20, 10–10:30 am | Get Your Motor Running promotes artful play to develop your child’s fine and gross motor skills.

Please contact education@noma.org or 504.658.4128 if you have any questions.

 

About Young Audiences
For over 50 years, Young Audiences of Louisiana has operated arts in education programs that promote academic excellence and social growth through the arts. Studies have shown that students enrolled in Young Audiences programs outperformed their peers on standardized tests, exhibited fewer disciplinary issues, and had increased school attendance.

About Wolf Trap Institute
Young Audiences / Louisiana Wolf Trap has been an affiliate of The Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts since 2010. The Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, a program of the Wolf Trap Foundation, was established in 1981 under a grant from the Head Start Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services serving children birth through kindergarten. The goal of the Institute is to provide early childhood educators with professional development training in the use of performing arts techniques within educational curriculum goals and outcomes for young children. The infusion of arts-based techniques into daily routines provides powerful teaching strategies that can be used to enhance all areas of development, including emergent literacy, self-esteem and socialization, problem solving, receptive and expressive language, motor skills and self-regulation, science and math, conceptualization, and creativity, in order to provide a solid foundation for all future learning.

About The Helis Foundation
The Helis Foundation is a Louisiana private foundation, established and funded by the William Helis Family. The Art Funds of The Helis Foundation advance access to the arts for the community through contributions that sustain operations for, provide free admission to, acquire works of art, and underwrite major exhibitions and projects of institutions within the Greater New Orleans area.

 

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