The new Briefing paper from the Cultural Learning Alliance and the Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC), published with funding from Arts Council England, sets out why an arts-rich early years matters for children.
Published in partnership with the CREC, the Centre for Research in Early Childhood, and with funding from Arts Council England, this is the sixth in a series of Briefing papers from the Cultural Learning Alliance. Early Years & The Arts outlines why an arts-rich early years is essential to deliver the personal, educational, social and economic outcomes that are the entitlement of all children and young people.
Evidence shared by the Cultural Learning Alliance demonstrates the arts enrich young lives, making them happier and healthier. Music and art play an important part in setting children up to learn to read and write. Study after study shows an arts-rich home learning environment results in better outcomes for children in later life. Read more here.