Creativity and the Arts with Young Children, 3rd Edition
- Rebecca Isbell
- Shirley C. Raines
- ISBN-10: 1111838070
- ISBN-13: 9781111838072
- 400 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2007, 2003
- COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
CREATIVITY AND THE ARTS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, Third Edition, is written for early childhood educators as well as those who work with children from birth through age eight. The text focuses on helping educators make the vital connection to the arts--including music, movement, drama, and the visual arts--throughout all areas of the classroom and curriculum, and on developing creative teachers who will be able to foster an artistic environment. Observations and photos of teachers and children demonstrate practical ways the arts can be used to help children reach their potential. Educators will find many ideas for open-ended activities that are important for the development of young children, and which will encourage them to think in new ways. Discussion of professional standards and recommendations allows teachers to be cognizant of goals that are important in the early years. Thorough in its coverage, the text speaks to children with special needs and cultural diversity, leaving readers with a complete information resource regarding arts in the young child's classroom.
"[The book is] easy to navigate with resources that the students can actually use and implement during the duration of the course. It also gives much needed resources that students need."
— Sharon Little, South Piedmont Community College
2. The Creative Teacher.
3. The Role of Play.
4. Understanding the Visual Arts.
5. Creating Art.
6. Music, Music, Music.
7. Children in Motion. Creative Movement.
8. Creative Drama.
9. Creativity across the Curriculum.
10. Integrating the Arts.
Appendix A. Recipes for the Arts.
Appendix B. Rhymes and Finger Plays.
Appendix C. Stories to Dramatize with Young Children.
Appendix D. Primary Thematic Unit. Icky Sticky Fun!
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
An online Instructor's Manual accompanies this book. It contains information to assist the instructor in designing the course, including a sample syllabus, learning objectives, teaching and learning activities, and additional print and online resources.Instructor's Manual (ISBN-10: 1418030740 | ISBN-13: 9781418030742)