Creative Activities for Young Children

Creative Activities for Young Children

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Creative Activities for Young Children, 9th edition is a rare combination of an art and curriculum text, and is an invaluable resource for any teacher, pre-service or experienced. Teachers, parents, and child-care providers will value this teaching resource that not only promotes creativity in children but also encourages readers to exercise their own creativity. It has a wealth of information covering every conceivable content area that would be encountered in an early childhood classroom, as well as up to grade 5. The sound theoretical base of the book is applied in the hundreds of practical activities provided throughout the text. This updated edition addresses national early childhood standards, more coverage on developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), in depth discussion of play and art development theories, as well as additional activities for children with special needs and more activities to meet specific learning styles. All references, including websites, software recommendations, and additional readings have been updated in this edition. The final section on Creativity and Multicultural Education covers the place of creativity in the anti-bias curriculum, and provides a multitude of creative activity ideas for use in the multicultural classrooms of today. Students will find this book to be a continual resource throughout their professional careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.You may want to use some of their words from the previously mentioned chart. ... Put on the music and send the leaves on their way, one by one, with a tap for each. ... More good objects to play: eggbeater, CD player, garbage disposal, toaster, pencil sharpener, and water fountain. ... Suggestions for the game include an airplane making a landing, a cement truck dumping its load, a clock telling the timeanbsp;...

Title:Creative Activities for Young Children
Author:Mary Mayesky
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-02-28


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