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Creative Activities for Young Children -Text Only

Creative Activities for Young Children -Text Only - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-1401872458

Cover of Creative Activities for Young Children -Text Only 8TH 06 (ISBN 978-1401872458)
ISBN13: 978-1401872458
ISBN10: 140187245X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 06
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $133.00

Creative Activities for Young Children -Text Only - 8TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-1401872458

Mary Mayesky

ISBN13: 978-1401872458
ISBN10: 140187245X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 06
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

In this very special book, teachers, parents and care givers will be exposed to hundreds of age-appropriate activities for young children through grade 5--all aimed at promoting creativity through art activities across the curriculum. The author presents a wealth of information about developing creativity in children and in their adult educators with such activities as art and food recipes, finger plays, and poems and through the use of such resources as book and software lists, advice for choosing children's books, hundreds of resource Web sites and much more. Readers will appreciate the sound theoretical base presented for the hundreds of practical activities designed to encourage creativity in children and their educators. ''This One's for You'' and ''Think About It'' sections make the text more interesting by expanding coverage to related, thought-provoking research in early childhood education. This book is a must have for those looking to bring creativity to young children in a very engaging way.

Features:

  • New activities in each chapter give teachers more resources for the classroom
  • A section on effective teaching strategies provides new ways to teach diverse populations, including children with special needs
  • A discussion on INTASC standards and accomplished teaching methods keeps readers abreast of new movements in early childhood education
  • More information on digital cameras makes it easier to purchase and use such tools
  • A new section on technology and multiple intelligences provides activities for use with different learning styles
  • The addition of certain projects offers more ideas for two- and three-dimensional art activities
  • Additional sugar-free and reduced-sugar recipes offer more ways to limit sugar in children's diets
  • Dental Health Activities encourage dental care
  • Updated information on computers offers practical information on maintenance and research
  • Additional information on children with special needs gives practical advice on adapting the activities for this group
  • Techniques for developing creativity and aesthetics in the classroom make the text fun and easy-to-use
  • "This One's for You" and "Think About It" sections make the text more interesting by expanding coverage to related, thought-provoking research in early childhood education
  • Up-to-date book lists, software, Web sites, teacher standards, differentiated instruction and learning styles give the reader the most current information on all major areas impacting young children and their teachers
List price: $133.00
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