Cardboard Creations: Open-Ended Exploration with Recycled Materials

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The Innovation Press #ad - Cardboard Creations: Open-Ended Exploration with Recycled Materials #ad - Start reusing, exploring, and inventing today! Look no further than your recycling bin to ignite your child's imagination! Featuring more than 20 sustainable art projects with more than 75 different variations, Cardboard Creations shows you how to inspire creativity without having to buy fancy art supplies.

Whether you're a parent or caregiver in search of activities for just one child, or a seasoned art teacher looking for new projects to engage a group of children, this book is for you.

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Art Workshop for Children: How to Foster Original Thinking with more than 25 Process Art Experiences

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Quarry Books #ad - Most workshops are suitable to preschool-aged children, and each contains ideas for explorations and new twists to engage older or more experienced artists. Interspersed throughout are sidebar essays that introduce perspectives on mess-making, the role of adult, collaborative art, imperfection, and thoughts on the Reggio Emilia method, a self-guided teaching philosophy.

These pieces underscore the value of art-making with children, question, and support the parent/teacher/care-giver on how to successfully lead, and navigate their children through the workshops to result in the fullest experiences. Art workshop for Children is not just another book of straightforward art projects.

Art Workshop for Children: How to Foster Original Thinking with more than 25 Process Art Experiences #ad - The book's unique child-led approach provides a framework for cultivating creative thinking and encourages the wonder that comes when children are allowed to freely explore the creative process and their materials. As children work through these open-ended workshops, adults are guided on how to be facilitators who provide questions, encourage deep thinking, and help spark an excitement for discovery.

Children explore basic materials and workshops that use minimal supplies, and then gradually add new materials to fill the art cabinets as well as new skills and more complex workshops.

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Collage Workshop for Kids: Rip, snip, cut, and create with inspiration from The Eric Carle Museum

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Quarry Books #ad - Members of the museum's education staff offer expert advice on creating art with children. In each chapter, reggio-inspired author and teacher Shannon Merenstein explores each technique with original ideas. Be inspired and delighted by collage workshop for Kids, a colorful art instruction book on collage techniques for children—made in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

Collage workshop for kids pairs essays by educators from The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art with instructions on collage technique. Chapters explore favorite art themes for kids and demonstrate how to work with colored tissue paper, torn paper, fabric and buttons, painted paper, newspaper, and more.

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Play, Make, Create, A Process-Art Handbook: With over 40 Art Invitations for Kids * Creative Activities and Projects that Inspire Confidence, Creativity, and Connection

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Quarry Books #ad - Also included are best-practice tips for clean-up, answers to frequently asked questions, and more. Author meri cherry has more than 20 years of teaching experience, and her blog mericherry. Com has set the standard for meaningful and enriching process art experiences that are both manageable for parents, and appealing and fun for kids.

Play, teachers, how to present an activity and talk to kids about art, and facilitators that discusses how to set up materials in an inviting way, Create begins with a guide for parents, Make, and how to stock the right materials for ongoing creativity. Among the projects and activities you’ll find:A collage project that takes a no-rules approach to creating with cut-out drawings and pictures.

Ideas for building a science station that allow kids to experiment with kitchen cabinet supplies such as soap, cotton balls, measuring spoons, and baking soda. A prompt to draw a self-portrait, using a mirror parents can draw themselves, too. Instructions for making homemade colored playdough. The activities in play, Create promote active, meaningful, Make, and socially interactive learning.

Play, Make, Create, A Process-Art Handbook: With over 40 Art Invitations for Kids * Creative Activities and Projects that Inspire Confidence, Creativity, and Connection #ad - Get play, make, create and give children the gift of creativity!  . Children are encouraged to wonder, and use critical thinking—and most of all, experiment, enjoy the process. By following their own inclinations and making their own choices, children gain self-confidence and hone their problem-solving skills.

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Stitch and String Lab for Kids: 40+ Creative Projects to Sew, Embroider, Weave, Wrap, and Tie Lab for Kids 21

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Quarry Books #ad - Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. Children will learn how to make custom looms to weave bookmarks, bracelets, and even a mini rag rug. In stitch and string lab for kids, embroidery, needle felting, and weaving to string art, art teacher and winner of the Netflix bake-off show Nailed It! Cassie Stephens presents 40+ inventive projects that explore everything from simple sewing, and yarn crafts.

Stitch and string lab for kids leads children, step by step, through a huge range of sewing and fiber art projects. Parents, and facilitators will appreciate the easy, homeschoolers, illustrated instruction and the curriculum-friendly format, teachers, with projects that can be completed in any order.

Sewing projects include a drawstring bag, a sketchbook jacket, and custom plushies. Stitch samplers will teach the basics, and templates are included for plushies and stuffies. They will also experiment with string art,  yarn art, as well as finger knitting, pompom animals, needle felting, shibori dyeing, and cool wrapping projects.

Stitch and String Lab for Kids: 40+ Creative Projects to Sew, Embroider, Weave, Wrap, and Tie Lab for Kids 21 #ad - Each project includes a materials list and illustrated steps, tricks, and the book is filled with useful tips, and shortcuts. The popular lab for kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, geology, math, clay, astronomy, including art, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields.

Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results.

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The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art and Creativity

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Roost Books #ad - The artful parent has all the tools and information you need to encourage creative activities for ages one to eight. From setting up a studio space in your home to finding the best art materials for children, this book gives you all the information you need to get started. You’ll learn how to:* pick the best materials for your child’s age and learn to make your very own* Prepare art activities to ease children through transitions, entertain small groups, engage the most energetic of kids, and more* Encourage artful living through everyday activities* Foster a love of creativity in your family .

The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art and Creativity #ad - Bring out your child’s creativity and imagination with more than 60 artful activities in this completely revised and updated editionArt making is a wonderful way for young children to tap into their imagination, and explore new materials, deepen their creativity, all while strengthening their fine motor skills and developing self-confidence.

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Paint Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Painting and Mixed Media for Budding Artists of All Ages

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Quarry Books #ad - The popular lab for kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, math, including art, geology, astronomy, clay, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Quarry Books. Paint lab for kids is an inspiring collection of 52 fresh, kid-friendly projects for nurturing an artistic spirit and a love of art through working and playing with paint.

. Have fun exploring:painting techniques by making folded paper insect monoprints. Your imagination with a marbled paper galaxy painting. Color with pencil eraser pointillism. Mixed media art by embellishing a family photo mounted on canvas. This book is perfect for anyone who teaches or leads hands-on art experiences: creative, friends, community, scouting, homeschoolers, DIY-inspired parents, families, and youth group leaders.

Paint Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Painting and Mixed Media for Budding Artists of All Ages #ad - Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Each project sequence includes a complete materials list, a finished sample, and the inspiring work of a noted artist. Popular artist and author stephanie corfee offers an exciting resource of easy-to-follow instructions supported throughout with step-by-step, combine materialsin interesting ways, explore color, stimulate new ideas, full-color photographs for projects that teach techniques, and encourage self-expression.

Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels.

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Art Workshops for Children

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Phaidon Press #ad - 12 workshops are featured, practical tips, a step–by–step guide to facilitation, each offering a list of materials needed, illustrated examples, and photos of workshops in progress. Art workshops for children is a guide for parents and teachers to organize and execute artistic workshops for children.

A guide to twelve children's art workshops by one of the world's most innovative facilitators and best–selling bookmakers. Perfect for organizing group events at home, in schools, at parties, at museums – anywhere! Quarry Books. The workshops are designed to spark children's imaginations, champion group bonding, and give visually pleasing results – with no artistic ability required.

Art Workshops for Children #ad - Tried and tested around the world by children of all ages. Phaidon Press.

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Wonder Art Workshop: Creative Child-Led Experiences for Nurturing Imagination, Curiosity, and a Love of Learning

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Quarry Books #ad - Quarry Books. Phaidon Press. The author's wonder-based approach reflects and synthesizes several child-centered educational movements, Waldorf, including Reggio Emilia, and Montessori. Become a catalyst for cultivating your child’s curious mind through these steps and activities, including science and literacy:Take stock for your wonder journey with helpful guidance on collecting materials, preparing a space, which start with art and apply to other subjects, and nurturing the process while allowing children to make independent choices.

Harness curiosity through a collection of sensory-based activities that use a variety of loose parts and other creative materials for open-ended play. Encourage experimentation by unleashing your child’s inner alchemist with “potion trays” they can use to mix color, create fizzing concoctions, make play dough, and more.

Wonder Art Workshop: Creative Child-Led Experiences for Nurturing Imagination, Curiosity, and a Love of Learning #ad - Unlock literacy play with activities that inspire children to imagine and create their own characters, structures, and landscapes. Give your children the precious gifts of wonder and curiosity and help them become the best they can be with Wonder Art Workshop. In wonder art workshop, and other facilitators, play-based learning with parents, experiment, teachers, educator and educational development expert Sally Haughey shares her approach to hands-on, offering 25 activities that let your child take the lead in developing their own sense of intrinsic motivation to imagine, and discover.

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Creative Adventures in Cursive: Write with glue, string, markers, paint, and icing!

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Quarry Books #ad - Practicing cursive carries similar benefits when drawing; once you learn the basic shapes, you can play with it by creating your own personal style. Quarry Books. Phaidon Press. As many educators will attest, memory, language skills, reading comprehension, writing in cursive provides cognitive benefits in spelling, and overall academic confidence.

Creative Adventures in Cursive: Write with glue, string, markers, paint, and icing! #ad - Writing is cooler in cursive, and Creative Adventures in Cursive gives kids ideas for practicing writing skills, then guides them into cursive creativity. In creative adventures in cursive, the creative force behind tinkerlab, decorate book bags and t-shirts, pens, shows twenty-two fun and colorful ways to use script to make posters, pastry tubes, ice cookies and cakes—writing in script with everything, and of course brushes,  create greeting cards, design monograms, noted author Rachelle Doorley, including fabric markers,  string and yarn, present school projects, and crayons.

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Out of the Box: 25 Cardboard Engineering Projects for Makers

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DK Children #ad - Twenty-five interactive cardboard model projects that engage kids' creativity and "out of the box" thinking skills through hands-on learning and the application of science-based principles. Kids can bring old cardboard to life and build recycled creations they can play with, sit in, and wear. Supporting steam education initiatives and the maker movement, out of the Box includes 25 interactive cardboard model projects to inspire kids' creativity through engaged and hands-on learning, as the founder of Maker Faire Dale Dougherty says, and, "to realize with their hands what they can imagine in their minds.

From small-scale gifts to large constructions, step-by-step instructions to show kids how to make dinosaurs, masks, and so much more, author and award-winning paper engineer Jemma Westing uses clear, race cars, and inspirational images encourage them to make their own unique models when they are feeling more confident.

Out of the Box: 25 Cardboard Engineering Projects for Makers #ad - 25 interactive cardboard model projects engage kidsaTM creativity and aoeout of the boxa thinking skills. Inspirational images encourages to make their own unique models when theyaTMre feeling more confident. The projects utilize only recycled materials, including cardboard rolls and boxes, so all the supplies should be easy to find right at home.

Build something brilliant with Out of the Box. The possibilities are endless! Quarry Books. Kids bring old cardboard to life and build recycled creations they can play with, sit in, and wear.

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