How Children Make Art

How Children Make Art

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With his unique and refreshing perspective, George Szekely shows educators how to use ideas from home art and play activities as the basis for a school art program that is meaningful to children. The author presents memorable descriptions and inspiring moments from a lifetime of studying children's home art, all to introduce readers to a walth of teaching possibilities. In thes pages we learn what happens when children entering the art room are treated as colleagues, bringing their won ideas to an art curriculum that doesn't overshadow them with adult art plans and teaching about adult artists.Lessons in Creativity from Home to School George E. Szekely ... Childrena#39;s many handcrafted figures live between collections of dolls, posed action figures, and fast-food characters. ... Antique dolls, teddy bears, toy robots, and toy soldiers visit our classes and are greeted as an important part of our art ... What the children save and value during this year-end ritual should interest every art teacher.

Title:How Children Make Art
Author:George E. Szekely
Publisher: - 2006-01-01


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