Imagine that parents are concerned that your curriculum focuses too much on arts, play, and creativity; they are worried you are not teaching their children enough in your classroom.  Describe how you would talk to parents about how children benefit from art-based centers. Give specific information. Be sure to reference the textbook in your answer.


Isenberg, J.P., and Jalongo, M.R. (2014). Creative Thinking and Arts- Based Learning: Preschool Through Fourth Grade. 6th ed. New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc.