Art Is Every Day: Activities for the Home, Park, Museum, and City
Art isn t just what you find in a museum, a sculpture park, or a one-period-a-week elementary school curriculumart is every day. Author and educator Eileen Prince offers projects for parents, grandparents, teachers, and others who want to bring meaningful, rich, and fun art experiences into children s lives. This handy resource contains more than 75 ideas to do at home, in the park, in the city, or at the museum. Go on a photographic scavenger hunt around town looking for forms and shapes. Write an autobiography based on a museum portrait, but only using clues found in the painting. Or make a sandcasting on a trip to the beach. Each project is both easy to do and requires only free or inexpensive materials. What s more, the projects and activities in Art Is Every Day will help children of any age (and adults) improve their basic understanding and production of art, or reinforce concepts they may have already learned. The book stresses art vocabulary, which in turn promotes observation and discovery. It s the perfect resource for parents whose children s school has cut its art program, grandparents looking for some fun activities to share with their grandchildren, or art teachers who would like fresh ideas for meaningful field trips or homework assignments to support their curriculum. Eileen Prince has been an art specialist in the Indianapolis-area schools since 1970, and is the author of the best-selling Art Matters and Art Is Fundamental. She lives in Indianapolis."
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ART IS EVERY DAY: Activities for the Home, Park, Museum, and CityUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Just add water (and a little paper, some crayons and pencils) for instant and inspiring art projects.This third art-education book by Prince is a deep well of resources for experienced teachers who ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deldevries - LibraryThing
A great source for ideas with some very nice color photos in the middle of the book. But most of the book is text. Read full review
Drawing on Photos for Perspective
Urban Elements and Principles
Find Your Favorite Structure
City Draw and Fill
How Would You Draw These Noises? Smells?
Reduce Scenes to Shapes and LinesSimplify
At the Art Museum
Drawing in the Museum
How Would You Arrange Your Museum?
In the City
Find a Style
Look for Different Forms or Shapes
Write a Poem Song Play or Story
Trace and Rub Leaves
Match Using Only Red Yellow and Blue
A Naturalists Diary
How Would You Interpret Smells Sounds and Feelings?
Snow Creatures and Sand Castles
Index of Projects by elements and Principles 107 108 111 112 115 116 122 124 125 127 130 131 134 135 139 142 144 146 148 150 151 152 154 ...