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Nurture Creativity in Children


Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

Children are born curious with a natural talent for creativity. If this creativity is nurtured and encouraged in early childhood their performance during school years and even into their professional lives is enhanced.

Nurture Creativity in Children is an online professional development program that will provide you with the skills and knowledge to provide essential developmental experiences in music, movement, and creativity.

In this online professional development course, you will explore the fundamental principles of childhood pedagogy that apply to nurturing creativity in children in order to meet children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development.

On completion of this course, you will be equipped to provide essential creative experiences for children that nurture creativity and enhance their potential.

Course Structure

Unit - Nurture creativity in children

  • Foster creativity
  • Physical environment
  • National Quality Framework
  • Belonging, becoming, being
  • Principles and practice
  • Learning outcomes
  • Creative expression
  • Art materials
  • The Human environment
  • Ownership
  • Expectations
  • Cognitive level
  • Role model creativity
  • Learning framework
  • Flexibility
  • Finger painting
  • Using paintbrushes
  • Using scissors
  • Making collages
  • Rubbings
  • Painting options
  • Critical reflection
  • Provide experiences
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Drama / dramatic play
  • Singing
  • Playing instruments
  • Visual art
  • Construction
  • Evaluate experiences


Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.


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Payment Information

Certificate Course



  • Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
  • Improve your employment opportunities;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
  • No entry requirements;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • 12 months’ access. Free extensions may be available upon application.
  • Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
  • Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.

Career Pathways

Future growth




Professional Development For:

  • Teachers
  • Teacher Aids
  • Child Care Workers
  • Family Day Care Workers
  • Includes 12 months access
  • Full up-front payment only