Publications & Reports


Bamford, A. (2013). The WOW and what now? The Challenges of Implementation of Arts Education. In E. Liebau, E. Wagner, & M. Wyman (Eds.), International Yearbook for Research in Arts Education (Vol. 1). Münster: Waxman Verlag.

Brooks, M. (2022). Drawing to learn. Pademelon Press.

Brown, I., Lysaght, P., & Westbrook, R. (2010). Voices of children: an international project where children have a voice through image and text. 89-91.

Clark, B., & de Lautour, N. (2009). In early childhood education, should the adult’s role in the visual arts be hands-on or hands-off, or is there a role which is somewhere in-between or somewhere beyond? Scope, 4(1), 115-119.

Crump, A & Phipps, H. (2013). Listening to Children’s Voices: Reflections on Researching With Children in Multilingual Montreal. Learning Landscapes, Vol. 7, No. 1, Autumn 2013.

Early Years Coalition, (2021). Birth to 5 Matters: Non statutory guidance for the Early Years Foundation Stage. Early Education. United Kingdom. 

Ewing, R. (2010). The Arts and Australian Education: Realising Potential. Retrieved from

Gandini, L., Hill, L., Cadwell, L., & Schwall, C. (Eds.). (2005). In the Spirit of the Studio:Learning from the Atelier of Reggio Emilia. New York: Teacher’s College Press.

Garvis, S. (2012). The children aren’t creative : insights from beginning teachers on early childhood arts education. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 37(1), 161-165.

Garvis, S. (2013). The Daily Use of the Arts in Early Years in Queensland, Australia. International Journal of Arts Education, 7(2), 47-54.

Lindsay, G. (2016). Do visual art experiences in early childhood settings foster educative growth or stagnation? International Art in Early Childhood Research Journal, 5(1), 1-14.

Lindsay, G. (2017). Art is Experience: An Exploration of the Visual Arts Beliefs and Pedagogy of Australian Early Childhood Educators. (Doctoral Dissertation. 

Rinaldi, C. (2013). Re-imagining Childhood: The inspiration of Reggio Emilia education principles in South Australia. Adelaide, SA: Government of South Australia Retrieved from

Vecchi, V. (2010). Art and Creativity in Reggio Emilia: Exploring the role and potential of ateliers in early childhood education. London: Routledge.

Wright, S. (2012). Children, meaning-making and the arts. Frenchs Forest, N.S.W: Pearson Australia.

Baby Steps: Using Service Learning to Integrate Art, Literacy and Reflection with Infants and Families. Young Children. Vol. 77, No.1, 26-33.  2022.

Preparing Pre-service Teachers to Implement Art-Viewing Experiences for Young Children. Art Education. Vol. 74, No. 3. 2021.

Stimulating the Senses: Aesthetic Learning Environments for Babies. International Art in Early Childhood Research Journal, Vol. 1,
No. 1., 2019.

Babes in Arms: The Toledo Museum of Art Reaches Out to the Very Youngest Visitors. Museum. American Alliance of Museums. September/October 2013.

The Aesthetic Delight of Babies: Paintings that Captivate Their Interest. New Zealand Research in Early Childhood Education Journal. Volume 14. 2011.

Judging a Book by Its Cover: Preschool Children’s Aesthetic Preferences for Picture Books. International Journal of Education Through Art. Volume 7, Number 2. 2011. (Co-authored with Ruslan Slutsky)

The Aesthetic Preferences of Infants: Pictures of Faces That Captivate Their Interest. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Journal. Volume 11, Number 4. 2010.

The Environment as Third Teacher: The Aesthetic Transformation of an Art Learning Environment for Young Children in a Museum Setting. International Art in Early Childhood Research Journal. University of New England, Armidale, Australia. 2009.

Favorite Artworks Chosen by Young Children in a Museum Setting. International Journal of Education Through Art. Volume 3, Issue 1. London, England. 2006.

Nurturing Aesthetic Awareness in Young Children: Developmentally Appropriate Art Viewing Experiences. Art Education, 59(3). 20-34. 2006.

Partners in Early Childhood Art Experiences: The Museum/University Connection. Art Education. 57(6). 35-40. 2004.

Looking at Art with Toddlers. National Art Education Association Advisory. (Co-authored with Sharon Shaffer) Fall 2004.

Art as Literacy: Exploring the Hundred Languages of Children. Learning Conference Journal. Vol. 10, 2696-2702. (Co-authored with Ruslan Slutsky).  2003.

Preparing Early Childhood Teachers to Use Art in the Classroom: Inspirations from Reggio Emilia. Art Education, 56(4). 12-18. (Co-authored with Ruslan Slutsky). 2003.

Creative Environments. School Arts, 97(5). 20-21. 1999.

Visual Preferences of Mexican Preschool Children for Abstract and Realistic Paintings. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 79, 240-242. 1994.

Visual Preferences of Preschool Children for Abstract and Realistic Paintings. Journal  of Perceptual Motor Skills. 76, 155-158. (Co-authored with Chuck Dzuiban) 1993.