Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education offers a comprehensive and exciting introduction to Arts education in Australia and New Zealand. In this second edition, each chapter encourages readers to engage with the Arts and provides students with opportunities to develop their understanding and practical skills through reflective questions, examples and activities. Updated content includes: * significant extensions to each chapter, reflecting the five art forms of dance, drama, media, music and visual art * additional practical activities * alignment with current research and theory * extended online resources, including PowerPoint slides for lecturers. Teaching the Arts, Second Edition draws important links to the finalised Australian Curriculum: The Arts, the New Zealand Curriculum, the Early Years Learning Framework and Te Whariki, and includes substantial references to Indigenous histories and cultures, relationships with Asia and sustainability. Generously illustrated and supported by excellent online resources, Teaching the Arts, Second Edition is an indispensable resource for pre-service teachers.