Creative Activities for Young Children, 5/e / Edition 5 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
Following an activity-oriented approach to encouraging creativity, this text is packed with fun and stimulating projects for both the child and the instructor. The fifth edition is up-to-date with an emphasis on multicultural education, antibias curriculum, recycling, ecology and other current issues.
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About the Author
Professor Emerita, Duke University; Phi Beta Kappa; Outstanding Young Educator-Duke University; NAEYC; YWCA Outstanding Educator.
Table of Contents
Theories Relating to Child Development. Fostering Creativity and Aesthetics in Young Children. The Concept of Creativity. Promoting Creativity. The Concept of Aesthetics. Promoting Aesthetic Experiences. Planning and Implementing Creative Activities. Children, Teachers and Creative Activities. Creative Environments. Using Media to Promote Creativity. Art and the Development of the Young Child. Art and Social-Emotional Growth. Art and Physical-Mental Growth. Developmental Levels and Art. The Early Childhood Art Program. Program Basics: Goals, Settiung Up, Materials and Strategies. Two-Dimensional Activities. Three-Dimensional Activites. Play, Development and Creativity. The Role of Creative Play in Development. Dramatic Play and Puppetry. Theory Into Practice:Creative Activities for the Early Childhood Program. Creative Activities in Other Curricular Areas. Creative Movements Creative Music. Creative Language Experiences. Creative Sciencing. Creative Mathematics. Creative Food Experiences. Creative Social Studies. Creative Health and Safety. Creative Activities Involving Holidays. Halloween. Thanksgiving. December Holidays. ValentineUs Day. Spring and Summer Holidays. Creative Activities Involving Seasons Autumn. Winter. Spring. Summer.. Appendices.