Time to Create: Hands-On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children

Time to Create: Hands-On Explorations in Process Art for Young Children

by Christie Burnett
     
 

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Positive creative and artistic experiences provide for a child’s learning and development, and the most effective engagement goes well beyond learning the names of colors or how to hold a pencil to draw. Time to Create offers easy, accessible art activity ideas for families and educators to explore with their young children. Each activity

Overview

Positive creative and artistic experiences provide for a child’s learning and development, and the most effective engagement goes well beyond learning the names of colors or how to hold a pencil to draw. Time to Create offers easy, accessible art activity ideas for families and educators to explore with their young children. Each activity encourages discovery through a variety of art media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, and textiles, and places an emphasis on process over product. With ideas for fostering creativity, advice for choosing the right art project, and suggestions for minimizing the mess, this handbook is helpful for teachers as well as parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876594186
Publisher:
Gryphon House Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2013
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,178,170
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author


Christie Burnett is the author of the blogChildhood 101. She writes about parenting, art, creativity, family and childcare topics. She is an experienced early childhood teacher and the parent of two young girls.

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