The purpose of this research is to examine the impact of cooperative art learning program on kindergarten children s emotional intelligence and ability to express in language, based on art appreciation activities. The hypotheses were formulated, as follows: 1. Children’s emotional intelligence can be improved by participating in cooperative art program through art appreciation activities. 2. Children’s language expressive power can be improved by participating in cooperative art program through art appreciation activities. The subjects in this research were 26 young children aged 5 years, attending a kindergarten at Euiwang-si, Gyunggi-do, Korea: 13 children were assigned to an experimental group and 13 to a control group. Tests before experiments for emotional intelligence and language expressive power were done to check about within-group homogeneity. Lee Byeong-Rae’s checklist(1997) developed on Mayer and Salovery’s(1997) emotional intelligence model was used to verify Hypothesis 1. Mean and standard deviation were calculated for each post test group’s emotional intelligence. MANOVA was performed to analyze the research data. Visual Que Writing Sample modified and updated in 4 areas by Jeong Nam-Mi(1996) was employed to verify Hypothesis 2. Mean and standard deviation between experimental group and control group were calculated through the tests. ANOVA and SPSS 20.0 were used to analyze the research data. The findings of this research are concluded, as follows: First, cooperative art activity program based on art appreciation is effective in improving young children’s emotional intelligence, because they share the materials, understand, cooperate, communicate positively, while they discuss and work together to complete the works. Second, cooperative art activity program based on art appreciation is effective in improving children’s language expressive power, because they experience new words, discuss, listen and speak their own thoughts, feelings and experiences. This research shows that cooperative art learning program influenced positively to improve young children’s emotional intelligence and ability to express in language. It is suggested hereby that variety of art appreciation activities should be applied to children’s education sites to improve children’s emotional intelligence and language expressive power.