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Kindergarten and Elementary Art
This is a new four-year course for kindergarten and elementary students from ARTistic Pursuits. Your children take a sequential trip through the history of art in a done-for-you program. Each text lesson is complete with:
- a kid-friendly story of a culture or master artist
- a master artwork to ponder, explore and discuss
- a project suited to your young artist's abilities and interests while broadening skills and development
Best of all - each book comes with 6 video lessons showing children how to use the art mediums and tools! We've done all the planning, organizing, and gathering for you- so as art teacher, you simply enjoy a short, 10 minute text-guided lesson with your kids and then set them up to create!
18 lessons in each book. Start in Volume 1, Art for Children and follow history in chronological order through Volumes 2-8 or start with Volume 1 and then skip to any other volume featuring the historical period of your choice.
Your children will be on their way to a great art education and understand the foundational skills of using creativity and working from observation.
SIMPLE ART PROJECTS that help young students understand the BIG IDEAS of art history!
In the video, your child will learn how to use the art materials.
In the book, your child will see Master works and gain an understanding of art history and art appreciation.
Together, your child's art education is complete, making this a very easy program to teach!
See samples of both video and text beside each book title below. (vimeo and SEE INSIDE - VIEW LESSONS)
Vol. 1 ART FOR CHILDREN, Building a Visual Vocabulary
This book is the starting point for a delightful adventure in art history. Lessons introduce children to the vocabulary of art as they learn what it is to be an artist! Children learn that artists compose, imagine, observe and communicate with their art. Elements of art are introduced throughout the book and children explore the subjects that artists work with such as landscapes, still life, animals, figures, and portraits. 6 video lessons show children how to use art materials as they absorb new information on established techniques. 12 text lessons offer picture study and projects that will have your child working with watercolor crayons, oil pastels, and paper techniques as they learn to cut and fold. * Brenda Ellis * Publisher: Artistic Pursuits Inc. * Hardcover with Blu-ray and DVD, 64 pages, 18 lessons, 106 illustrations * ISBN 978-1-939394-21-7