How to Foster Original Thinking with more than 25 Process Art Experiences
Author: Barbara Rucci
Publisher: Quarry Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Art Workshop for Children is not just another book of straightforward art projects. The book's unique child-led approach provides a framework for cultivating creative thinking and encourages the wonder that comes when children are allowed to freely explore the creative process and their materials. As children work through these open-ended workshops, adults are guided on how to be facilitators who provide questions, encourage deep thinking, and help spark an excitement for discovery. Children explore basic materials and workshops that use minimal supplies, and then gradually add new materials to fill the art cabinets as well as new skills and more complex workshops. Most workshops are suitable to preschool-aged children, and each contains ideas for explorations and new twists to engage older or more experienced artists. Interspersed throughout are sidebar essays that introduce perspectives on mess-making, imperfection, the role of adult, collaborative art, and thoughts on the Reggio Emilia method, a self-guided teaching philosophy. These pieces underscore the value of art-making with children, and support the parent/teacher/care-giver on how to successfully lead, question, and navigate their children through the workshops to result in the fullest experiences.
Fun, Easy, and Creative Drawing and Crafts Projects
Author: Kathy Barbro
Help your children leave their creative mark on the world with Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids! This treasure trove of drawing and crafts projects features Sharpie markers, an incredible versatile art tool with rich color and bold lines that bring out the best in kids' creations. Sharpie Art Workshop for Kids includes an overview of different types of markers, the surfaces you can create on, essential tips and techniques, and features 30 all-new fun and inspired projects that let kids create their own art and craft masterpieces with minimal supervision. Each project features step-by-step instructions supported by detailed photos to make following along easy. You'll also find ideas for working with classrooms and groups, full-sized templates, and instructions for how adults can help. Let your imagination leave its mark!
A guide to eleven children's art workshops by one of the world's most innovative facilitators and best-selling bookmakers. Workshops are designed to spark children's imaginations, champion group bonding, and give visually pleasing results - with no artistic ability required. Illustrated and written by author of Press Here (over 1 million copies sold worldwide and a The New York Times bestseller for 3 years running). Each workshop includes: a list of materials needed, a step-by-step guide to facilitation, practical tips, illustrated examples, and photos of workshops in progress. Tried and tested around the world by children of all ages. Perfect for organizing group events at home, in schools, at parties, at museums - anywhere!
A Kid's Guide to Making Supplies and Art from Nature
Author: Nick Neddo
Publisher: Quarry Books
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Immersed in the natural world, Wild Art Workshop for Kids inspires creativity by connecting kids and their adults to their wilderness roots. In addition to offering a wide variety of fun, collaborative projects using nature as a source for art supplies and inspiration, this book also introduces the concepts of awareness and perception that are fundamental to the creative process. Children will be encouraged to learn new skills, build resilience, and be resourceful as part of an urgent struggle to prevent and undo Nature Deficit Disorder. Rooted in experimentation and an understanding that fun is fundamental to learning, kids will refine their drawing skills, as well as increase their appreciation for the visual arts and the natural landscape. Just some of the projects and skills covered: Making paper and wild inks Painting with mud Crafting your own paintbrushes Making simple stencils and rubbings Wild Art Workshop for Kids encourages you to return to the days when art was made with all-natural materials like charcoal and birch bark.
Creative Activities for Young Children, 9th edition is a rare combination of an art and curriculum text, and is an invaluable resource for any teacher, pre-service or experienced. Teachers, parents, and child-care providers will value this teaching resource that not only promotes creativity in children but also encourages readers to exercise their own creativity. It has a wealth of information covering every conceivable content area that would be encountered in an early childhood classroom, as well as up to grade 5. The sound theoretical base of the book is applied in the hundreds of practical activities provided throughout the text. This updated edition addresses national early childhood standards, more coverage on developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), in depth discussion of play and art development theories, as well as additional activities for children with special needs and more activities to meet specific learning styles. All references, including websites, software recommendations, and additional readings have been updated in this edition. The final section on Creativity and Multicultural Education covers the place of creativity in the anti-bias curriculum, and provides a multitude of creative activity ideas for use in the multicultural classrooms of today. Students will find this book to be a continual resource throughout their professional careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Researching Visual Arts Education in Museums and Galleries brings together case studies from Europe, Asia and North America, in a way that will lay a foundation for international co-operation in the future development and communication of practice-based research. The research in each of the cases directly stems from educational practice in very particular contexts, indicating at once the variety and detail of practitioners' concerns and their common interests.
Art can be a critical tool in helping students develop and refine reading strategies. This book provides classroom and art teachers with an overview of six different reading strategies and integrated reading and art lessons that they can implement in their own classrooms and schools.
Rip, snip, cut, and create with inspiration from The Eric Carle Museum
Author: Shannon Merenstein
Publisher: Quarry Books
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Be inspired and delighted by Collage Workshop for Kids, a colorful art instruction book on collage techniques for children—made in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Collage Workshop for Kids pairs essays by educators from The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art with instructions on collage technique. Chapters explore favorite art themes for kids and demonstrate how to work with colored tissue paper, newspaper, fabric and buttons, painted paper, torn paper, and more. In each chapter, Reggio-inspired author and teacher Shannon Merenstein explores each technique with original ideas. Members of the museum's education staff offer expert advice on creating art with children. Everything you need to know about collage is in this book, making it a great reference for teachers, librarians, and parents.
Anna is reluctant to plant the kernels of corn her grandpa has left her upon his death, until she realizes that the act will help her remember the times they listened to the music of the corn together.