How to Foster Creativity In All Children / Edition 1

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401897833
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/23/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Mayesky, Ph.D., is a certified preschool, elementary, and secondary teacher. She is a former professor in the Program in Education at Duke University, former director of the Early Childhood Certification Program, and supervisor of student teachers. She has served as assistant director for programs in the Office of Day Services, Department of Human Resources, State of North Carolina. She is also the former principal of the Mary E. Phillips Magnet School in Raleigh, North Carolina, the first licensed extended day magnet in the Southeast. She has served several terms on the North Carolina Day Care Commission and on the Wake County School Board. Dr. Mayesky has worked in Head Start, child care, kindergarten, and YWCA early childhood programs and has taught kindergarten through grade 8 in the public schools. She has written extensively for professional journals and for general-circulation magazines in the areas of child development and curriculum design. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was named Woman of the Year in Education by the North Carolina Academy of the YWCA. Her other honors include being named Outstanding Young Educator by the Duke University Research Council, receiving the American Association of School Administrators Research Award, and being nominated for the Duke University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1 Child Development and Creativity 1
Sect. 1 Fostering Creativity and Aesthetics in Young Children 2
Ch. 1 Creativity 3
Ch. 2 Promoting Creativity 11
Ch. 3 Aesthetics 23
Ch. 4 Promoting Aesthetic Experiences 34
Sect. 2 Art and the Development of the Young Child 47
Ch. 5 Art and the Growing Child 48
Ch. 6 Developmental Levels and Art 65
Sect. 3 The Early Childhood Art Program 77
Ch. 7 Two-Dimensional Activities 78
Ch. 8 Three-Dimensional Activities 97
Pt. 2 Creative Activities in the Early Childhood Program 115
Sect. 4 Creative Activities in Other Curricular Areas 116
Ch. 9 Dramatic Play and Puppetry 117
Ch. 10 Creative Movement 131
Ch. 11 Creative Music 142
Ch. 12 Creative Language Experiences 155
Ch. 13 Creative Science 175
Ch. 14 Creative Mathematics 190
Ch. 15 Creative Food Experiences 205
Ch. 16 Creative Social Studies 228
App. A Gross and Fine Motor Skills 243
App. B Language Development Objectives and Activities for Infants and Toddlers 245
App. C Basic Program Equipment and Materials for an Early Childhood Center 247
App. D Room and Yard Organization, Exhibitions, and Displays 252
App. E Recycled Materials 256
App. F Criteria for Selecting Play Equipment for Young Children 261
App. G Puppet Patterns 263
App. H Motor Skills and Characteristics of Children, Ages Two through Ten Years, with Suggested Activities to Encourage Physical Development 267
Index 273
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