Growing Artists: Teaching the Arts to Young Children

Growing Artists: Teaching the Arts to Young Children

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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 childrena€™s artwork, it features a wealth of child-tested, open-ended dramatic arts, music, creative dance, and visual art activities that foster childrena€™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.Have children select paper shapes from the collage offerings and paste to paper. Together, count the shapes used. Infant and up. photo collage. Print out digital photographs of family and familiar objects. Let children ... Most young children cannot cut such materials, so precut them into simple shapes. ... for paste. Preschool and up. go to CourseMate to find more ideas, see Open-Ended Collage Activities.

Title:Growing Artists: Teaching the Arts to Young Children
Author:Joan Koster
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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