Children And Painting
( More than 250 full-color images will show you how to ac...)
More than 250 full-color images will show you how to acquaint your students with the elements of design, and over 40 planned activities can be easily coordinated with your elementary curriculum. Strategies for positive feedback and clear directions for lessons included in every chapter.
Children, Clay, And Sculpture
( Kids will happily dig into the soft, malleable medium, ...)
Kids will happily dig into the soft, malleable medium, exploring its possibilities. They’ll break the clay apart, rejoin it with water, try to model it into recognizable shapes, and cut out great big slabs to design. Pictures of professional sculptures, as well as objects created by kids, fill the book. Children will think it’s playtime—you don’t have to tell them they’re learning, too.
Cathy Weisman Topal Edit Profile
Bachelor with honors in English Literature, Cornell Univercity, 1969; Master of Arts in Teaching in Visual Studies, Harvard University, 1970.
Teacher art, Weeks Junior High School, Newton, Massachusetts, 1970-1974; teacher art, Smith College Campus School, Northampton, Massachusetts, since 1974. Lecturer department education and child study Smith College, since 1974.
Member National Art Education Association, Massachusetts Art Education Association.
Married Samuel Topal, June 29, 1975. Children: Simone, Rachel, Claire.