• Creates representations of both imaginary and real-life ideas, events, people and objects
  • Initiates new combinations of movements and gestures in order to express and respond to feelings, ideas and experiences
  • Chooses particular movements, instruments/sounds, colours and materials for their own imaginative purposes
  • Uses combinations of art forms, e.g. moving and singing, making and dramatic play, drawing and talking, constructing and mapping
  • Responds imaginatively to art works and objects, e.g. this music sounds likes dinosaurs, that sculpture is squishy like this [child physically demonstrates], that peg looks like a mouth
  • Introduces a storyline or narrative into their play
  • Plays cooperatively as part of a group to create, develop and act out an imaginary idea or narrative