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The art activities begin with very simple and easy projects --perfect for preschoolers--and progresses to projects challenging for middle schoolers. For the teacher who thinks she knows nothing about art--this book is perfect. There are National Art Standards, vocabulary, art history, fun facts for kids, suggested children's books, youtube videos perfect for kids, and suggested websites should you select to present a slide show about the artist. The elements and principles of art are included for each artist--raising the level of your students' art about their peers. Projects are based on a Montessori approach -- moving from the concrete to the abstract. Projects are fun and many can be created independently. Dozens and dozens of full color how to photos.
About the Author
Brenda Lauw has 30 years of teaching experience. She has won numerous teacher of the year awards and grants for art. Her students have won more than 800 awards in less than 10 years!