How to Foster Creativity In All Children / Edition 1

How to Foster Creativity In All Children / Edition 1

by Mary Mayesky, Mayesky
     
 

How to Foster Creativity in All Children is designed for those dedicated to helping young children reach their full potential. This book has also been written for people who want to know more about creativity, creative children, creative teaching and creative activities in all areas of the curriculum. In our world of rapidly changing technology, it is even more

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Overview

How to Foster Creativity in All Children is designed for those dedicated to helping young children reach their full potential. This book has also been written for people who want to know more about creativity, creative children, creative teaching and creative activities in all areas of the curriculum. In our world of rapidly changing technology, it is even more crucial to encourage and cherish creativity in all children. Young children will need to know how to ask questions and search for answers. Creativity is not limited to the art medium; it also extends to every curriculum area. This book was written to help present creative learning opportunities for children throughout the curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401897833
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/23/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Child Development and Creativity1
Sect. 1Fostering Creativity and Aesthetics in Young Children2
Ch. 1Creativity3
Ch. 2Promoting Creativity11
Ch. 3Aesthetics23
Ch. 4Promoting Aesthetic Experiences34
Sect. 2Art and the Development of the Young Child47
Ch. 5Art and the Growing Child48
Ch. 6Developmental Levels and Art65
Sect. 3The Early Childhood Art Program77
Ch. 7Two-Dimensional Activities78
Ch. 8Three-Dimensional Activities97
Pt. 2Creative Activities in the Early Childhood Program115
Sect. 4Creative Activities in Other Curricular Areas116
Ch. 9Dramatic Play and Puppetry117
Ch. 10Creative Movement131
Ch. 11Creative Music142
Ch. 12Creative Language Experiences155
Ch. 13Creative Science175
Ch. 14Creative Mathematics190
Ch. 15Creative Food Experiences205
Ch. 16Creative Social Studies228
App. AGross and Fine Motor Skills243
App. BLanguage Development Objectives and Activities for Infants and Toddlers245
App. CBasic Program Equipment and Materials for an Early Childhood Center247
App. DRoom and Yard Organization, Exhibitions, and Displays252
App. ERecycled Materials256
App. FCriteria for Selecting Play Equipment for Young Children261
App. GPuppet Patterns263
App. HMotor Skills and Characteristics of Children, Ages Two through Ten Years, with Suggested Activities to Encourage Physical Development267
Index273

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