Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children / Edition 11

Creative Activities and Curriculum for Young Children / Edition 11

by Mary Mayesky
     
 

ISBN-10: 128542817X

ISBN-13: 9781285428178

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

CREATIVE ACTIVITIES AND CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 11th Edition, is filled with fun, creative, and easy-to implement activities for young children. You'll be encouraged to exercise your own creativity as well as learn how to help young children do the same. Hundreds of activities, up-to-date research, recipes, finger plays, information on how to select children

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CREATIVE ACTIVITIES AND CURRICULUM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 11th Edition, is filled with fun, creative, and easy-to implement activities for young children. You'll be encouraged to exercise your own creativity as well as learn how to help young children do the same. Hundreds of activities, up-to-date research, recipes, finger plays, information on how to select children's books, and more make this book an invaluable resource for you and others planning to work creatively with children across the curriculum. This is a book you'll want to use throughout your professional career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285428178
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
195,572
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: FOSTERING CREATIVITY AND AESTHETICS IN YOUNG CHILDREN: THEORETICAL BASIS. 1. The Concept of Creativity. 2. Promoting Creativity. 3. The Concept of Aesthetics. 4. Promoting Aesthetic Experiences. Part II: PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING CREATIVE ACTIVITIES: DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE. 5. Children, Teachers, and Creative Activities. 6. Creative Environments. 7. Play, Development, and Creativity. 8. Using Technology to Promote Creativity. Part III: ART AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE YOUNG CHILD. 9. Art and Physical-Mental Growth. 10. Art and Social-Emotional Growth. 11. Developmental Levels and Art. Part IV: THE EARLY CHILDHOOD ART PROGRAM. 12. Program Basics: Goals, Setting Up, Materials, and Strategies. 13. Two-Dimensional Activities. 14. Three-Dimensional Activities. Part V: CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM. 15. Dramatic Play and Puppetry. 16. Creative Movement. 17. Creative Music. 18. Creative Language Experiences. 19. Creative Science. 20. Creative Mathematics. 21. Creative Food Experiences. 22. Creative Social Studies. APPENDICES. A. Gross- and Fine-Motor Skills. B. Language Development Objectives and Activities for Infants and Toddlers. C. Art Talk Summary. D. Exhibitions and Displays. E. Recycled Materials. F. Criteria for Selecting Play Equipment for Young Children. Glossary. Index.

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