Write a 1700-word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer the questions for each bullet point. There should be separate sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with at least three (3) citations in your essay. Make sure to reference the citations using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page do not count toward the minimum word amount.
1. Create a problem-solving activity for preschool children (e.g., Imagine pitchers have not been invented. What could be used instead of a pitcher?). Include different materials and shapes which could be used. Describe your scenario and how you would propose open-ended and follow-up questions to lead and explore the children’s thinking.
2. Create a lesson plan which involves activities in art, music, drama, or dance. Please keep in mind the aim of the lesson is to stimulate a young child’s creativity. Describe your lesson in detail.
3. Visit a bookstore in person or online and search for a book in the category of children’s literature with a theme of disability (e.g. “Heidi”). How might you convey the theme of the book to introduce the concepts related to visual arts and disability? Explain your ideas and support them with examples from the story you choose.