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Art and Creative Development for Young Children

Art and Creative Development for Young Children - 3rd edition

Art and Creative Development for Young Children - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780827376397

ISBN10: 0827376391

Art and Creative Development for Young Children by Robert Schirrmacher - ISBN 9780827376397
Edition: 3RD 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published:
International: No
Art and Creative Development for Young Children by Robert Schirrmacher - ISBN 9780827376397

ISBN13: 9780827376397

ISBN10: 0827376391

Edition: 3RD 98

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Summary

Offers a practical guide with a child-centered approach for students who are preparing to work with children in Kindergarten through third grade classrooms. This updated revision is the key to information on topics such as special needs, multicultural activities, music and movement, and assessment.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

UNIT 1. EARLY CHILDHOOD ART: AN OVERVIEW

What Early Childhood Art Should Be.
The Complete Art Program.

UNIT 2. YOUNG CHILDREN AS ARTISTS: A DEVELOPMENTAL VIEW

Art and the Developing Child.
Children Are Unique Individuals.

UNIT 3. CREATIVITY

Understanding Creativity.
Creative Thinking.

UNIT 4. CURRICULUM FOR THE DEVELOPING CHILD ARTIST

Art and the Early Childhood Curriculum.
Children's Artistic Development.

UNIT 5. AESTHETICS AND THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF ART

Aesthetics.
Sensory Stimulation.
The Elements of Art.

UNIT 6. ROLES AND STRATEGIES FOR FACILITATING CHILDREN'S ART

Adult's Role in Children's Art.
Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Art.
Responding to Children's Art.
Strategies for Enhancing Children's Artistic Expression.
Evaluating Children's Artistic Development.

UNIT 7. GUIDELINES AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE ART CENTER

The Art Center.
Two-Dimensional Art Activities.
Three-Dimensional Art Activities.


Appendices

  1. Artistic Junk.
  2. Where to Go in Your Local Community for Artistic Junk.
  3. Artistic Styles.
  4. Art Resources.
  5. Catalogues.
  6. Art-Related Books.
  7. Art Recipes.
  8. Art Basics.
  9. Art Safety.
  10. Developmentally Appropriate Practice.
  11. Resources for Multicultural and Anti-Bias Materials.

References.
Index.