Art and Creative Development for Young Children / Edition 6

Art and Creative Development for Young Children / Edition 6

by Robert Schirrmacher, J. Englebright Fox
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Art and Creative Development for Young Children / Edition 6

Art and Creative Development for young Children, 4E, written for early childhood professionals and those preparing to work with children in child care, preschool, or a Kindergarten through third grade setting, is a comprehensive, must-have resource for setting up a developmentally appropriate art program.This updated text takes a child-centered approach to art education. It covers the important issues of art safety, cultural diversity, special needs, developmentally appropriate practice and the role of technology and computers in the lives of young children. Full of child-tested activities and extensive resources for art materials, this text subtly blends theory and research with practical application.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781428359208
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/07/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Section1: Creativity. Chapter 1. Understanding Creativity. Chapter 2. Creative Thinking. Chapter 3. Creative Experiences. Section2: Young Children as Artist: A Developmental View. Chapter 4. Art and the Developing Child. Chapter 5. Special Needs and Cultural Diversity. Chapter 6. Children's Artistic Development. Section3: Art and Aesthetics. Chapter 7. The Elements of Art. Chapter 8. Aesthetics. Chapter 9. Sensory Experiences. Chapter 10. The Complete Early Childhood Art Program. Section4: Providing Art Experiences. Chapter 11. Child-Centered Art vs. Teacher-Directed Projects. Chapter 12. Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Art. Chapter 13. Integrating Art Across the Early Childhood Curriculum. Chapter 14. The Art Center. Section5: Roles and Strategies. Chapter 15. Roles and Strategies That Facilitate Children's Artistic Expression. Chapter 16. Responding to Children's Art. Chapter 17. Art Assessment. Appendices: Appendix A. Artistic Junk. Appendix B. Where to Go in Your Local Community for Artistic Junk. Appendix C. Art Resources. Appendix D. Catalogues. Appendix E. Art-Related Books. Appendix F. Professional Organizations. Glossary. References. Index.

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