Teaching Art to Young Children

Author: Rob Barnes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131749556X
Format: PDF, ePub
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How can teachers develop best practice in art teaching? This fully updated third edition of Rob Barnes’ classic text blends practical ideas with sound principles of art education. Teachers and student teachers will find a range of ideas and tried and tested classroom examples; whilst for those looking for firm principles of art teaching and ‘best practice’ this book presents many important issues in art education with clarity and insight. Based on first-hand experience of teaching children, this text uses many examples from early years and primary school contexts, and tackles essential topics with realism and imagination such as: developing skills through using media how children draw encouraging artistic confidence in children producing original artwork and making use of digital imagery Rob Barnes’ unique approach encourages teachers to develop and think about art as part of a rich curriculum of learning, highlighting how it shouldn’t be taught in isolation but with purposeful links to other areas of the curriculum.

Growing Artists Teaching the Arts to Young Children

Author: Joan Koster
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285743148
Format: PDF, Docs
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GROWING ARTISTS: TEACHING THE ARTS TO YOUNG CHILDREN, 6th Edition, provides early childhood educators with the theoretical framework and background knowledge needed to design creative arts activities for young children from infancy through the primary grades. Beautifully illustrated with children’s artwork, it features a wealth of child-tested, open-ended dramatic arts, music, creative dance, and visual art activities that foster children’s creativity. Examples of teaching in action model how to be an enthusiastic and effective teacher of the arts process. This book provides a rich-resource of ideas and approaches that will inspire all those who work with young children to explore the arts process with them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Teaching Art to Children

Author: Rita Young
ISBN: 9781424340095
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Trying to figure out the right time, the right words, the right program and the right environment to nurture a child's development while juggling work, home and carpools is daunting. Teaching Art to Children, The Marvegos Way provides parents and art educators with a roadmap to follow in assisting children to be self-confident, self-directed and independent art-makers and to be and express who they are in their generation. This book shows the way through a series of anecdotes, pictures of students at work and colored photographs of artwork to illustrate the results of this life-altering art program. The goal of The Marvegos is to increase each child's self-confidence as they discover and develop their own art-making style. Creativity is inspired. It cannot be taught. The Marvegos believes that entrusting children with making creative choices builds their confidence and engages their minds in ways other forms of learning do not. The Marvegos uses art-making to guide children to build awareness of things outside of themselves and provides a program of art-making that involves solving problems, making decisions, using resources, handling disappointments, taking risks, enjoying success and adapting to change.

How to Teach Art to Children

Author: Joy Evans
ISBN: 9780439965248
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Create a wow factor in your classroom with fantastic displays of children's art. * Cover all aspects of the art and design curriculum. * See how it's done with colour photos of children's work. * A range of ideas that fit into any time slot. * Save time with clear, simple, concise instructions. * Ideal for the non-artist with templates and patterns to photocopy.

Young at Art

Author: Susan Striker
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781429937009
Format: PDF
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From the creator of the bestselling Anti-Coloring Book series with more than 600,000 copies sold, a new parenting guide to encouraging creativity in preschool-age children Young at Art is the first and only comprehensive book for the general audience about the nature, value and impact of art on very young children. Directed towards parents and educators of one to five year olds, Susan Striker explains why children's art is not a frill, but the very foundation upon which all later fundamental skills are built. She drives home the idea that encouraging children's artistic growth will have beneficial effects on all other aspects of their emotional and intellectual development. At the core of this practical guide is the understanding that art is an important tool in teaching young children crucial concepts related to self-expression, reading and writing. As opposed to more structured exercises, such as coloring on dittos and underlining pictures in workbooks, Striker stresses that scribbling and free drawing experiments are the most important art activities a child can engage in; they better prepare children to read independently as they grow. Young at Art provides descriptions for age-appropriate art activities, tips for carrying them out safely, and helps parents recognize what a child's art work should look like at each stage of development. With Young at Art, parents will develop realistic expectations of their children's work, learn how to speak to their children about their art, and facilitate skills well beyond their creativity that will benefit children.

Creativity and the Arts with Young Children

Author: Rebecca Isbell
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111838070
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, Third Edition, is written for early childhood educators as well as those who work with children from birth through age eight. The text focuses on helping educators make the vital connection to the arts--including music, movement, drama, and the visual arts--throughout all areas of the classroom and curriculum, and on developing creative teachers who will be able to foster an artistic environment. Observations and photos of teachers and children demonstrate practical ways the arts can be used to help children reach their potential. Educators will find many ideas for open-ended activities that are important for the development of young children, and which will encourage them to think in new ways. Discussion of professional standards and recommendations allows teachers to be cognizant of goals that are important in the early years. Thorough in its coverage, the text speaks to children with special needs and cultural diversity, leaving readers with a complete information resource regarding arts in the young child’s classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Art in Story

Author: Marianne Saccardi
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591583592
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Using the book, Art in Story, teachers, parents, grandparents, and all those working with children, can develop their love for art by simply telling them wonderful stories.

The Art of Teaching Art to Children

Author: Nancy Beal
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374527709
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In this accessibly written guide for classroom and art teachers as well as parents, Beal shows how to release children's marvelous gifts of expression through collage, drawing, painting, clay, printmaking, and construction. 63 photos.

Preschool Art

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl
Publisher: Brilliant Publications
ISBN: 0857476343
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With the activities in Preschool Art, Foundation Stage children will be able to explore, discover and create using innovative, open-ended ideas. There are no adult-made samples to copy. The book contains over 200 activities ranging from drawing, painting and sculpture to craft, collage and construction.