The obstacles that prevent change in early childhood education lie in teachers' understanding of the nature of artistic development, which is often based on common myths. Kindler discusses the four pillars of early childhood art education--myths, habits, research and policy--as she sees them being displayed in Canada.
Kindler, Anna M. (1996) Myths, habits, research, and policy: The four pillars of early childhood art education. In: Arts Education Policy Review, Vol. 97, No. 4, pp. 24. Available at https://openmusiclibrary.org/article/53399/.