Interactive & Developmental Games, Crafts, & Creative Activities for Infants, Toddlers, & Preschoolers
Paperback ISBN: 1561385751
WONDERPLAY offers interactive and developmental ideas to enrich the time you spend with your child between birth and the preschool years. Activities are divided into age-appropriate sections and range from arts and crafts to exercise and drama. Wonderplay was created by the Parenting Center at the 92nd Street Y, New York City's world-renowned community and cultural center.
Ed Emberley's Complete Funprint Drawing Book
Fingerprint Drawing Book & Great Thumbprint Drawing Book
Paperback ISBN: 0316174483
Ed EmberleyÆs Fingerprint Drawing Book and Ed EmberleyÆs Great Thumbprint Drawing Book are combined in a fun craft compilation, complete with step-by-step drawings, colorful illustrations, and simple instructions. Original.
The Everything Kids' Nature Book
Create Clouds, Make Waves, Defy Gravity and Much More!
Paperback ISBN: 158062684x
Explores the different natural habitats--forests, rain forests, grasslands, deserts, cold regions, oceans and rivers--and the plant and animal life that exists in each, and offers related activities and word lists.
"It's the Process Not the Product."
Paperback ISBN: 0876591683
Over 200 activities encourage children to explore and understand their world through art experiences that emphasize the process of art, not the product. The first chapter introduces basic art activities appropriate for all children, while the subsequent chapters, which build on the basic activities in the first chapter, are divided by seasons. Activities are included for painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, and construction. Indexes organized by art medium and project name help teachers plan. 260 pages. • Benjamin Franklin Award • Early Childhood News Director’s Award Preschool Art is a lifesaver . . . All the activities are easy, all are fun—the emphasis here is on the process, rather than specific results—and none require any elaborate materials . . . a real find.—Sesame Street Parents, "Picks for Parents" "Preschool Art offers help to parents of preschoolers struggling to meet the challenge of their children’s creative impulses. Prodigies aside, most kids this age aren’t interested in the final product; they are into the doing of art . . . . There is no right or wrong way, only their way. Kohl understands. She explains how to make and use many kinds of art materials based on the concept that the process not the product, is important. From old standbys like play dough to new craft discoveries like liquid crayons and frozen balloons, she provides hundreds of ways to enjoy and explore the creative process."—MetroParent, Milwaukee, Wisconsin "Kohl offers 250 projects complete with materials, processes and illustrated variations. She also adds practical hints that troubleshoot anticipated problems. The recipes are valuable well beyond the preschool years."—SchoolArts Other art books by MaryAnn Kohl: The Big Messy Art Book (Gryphon House), 0-87659-206-X Cooking Art (Gryphon House), 0-87659-184-5 Global Art (Gryphon House), 0-87659-190-X
Wetlands Plants and Animals Coloring Book
Paperback ISBN: 0486277496
Forty-two illustrations of salt-marsh environment typical of Northeast U.S. and Canada accurately depict clam worm and marsh periwinkle, clapper rail, American eel, marsh hawk, snowy egret, many others—in authentic habitats. Captions.