Sonoma County Office of Education

A Festive Thought: Art Through the Minds of Young Children

Art is a language for all children to communicate their thoughts, feelings, and ideas about the world around them. "A Festive Thought: Art Through the Minds of Young Children" is a county-wide early childhood art project that supports educators of young learners in integrating visual art across the curriculum.

Educators who participate in this art project will:

  • Engage in the "A Festive Thought" art project as a learner at SCOE on Tuesday, February 6th, from 4:00-6:30pm
    • Learn about the California Preschool Learning Foundations for Visual Art and make connections to other content area domains
    • Develop instructional strategies to facilitate a visual art project with Preschool, TK, or Kindergarten age students
  • Attend two informational Zoom sessions on Wednesday,February 21st from 3:30pm to 4:30pm AND Wednesday, March 27th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm      
  • Support students in showcasing their artwork at the "A Festive Thought" showcase at SCOE on Thursday, April 4th, from 4:00-6:30pm 


When Tuesday February 6, 2024
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Location Sonoma County Office of Education, Redwood Rooms A-C
5340 Skylane Boulevard, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Presenter Ryan Kurada - UPK Project Coordinator
Cost Free
Audience Preschool, TK, and Kindergarten Educators
Registration closes 02/02/2024
Registration Danielle Brusnahan, (707) 524-2823,
Questions Ryan Kurada, (707) 524 - 2600 ext. 2030,
Register Here