A Year in Art: The Activity Book

What better way to learn about art than to create your own masterpiece alongside another, find hidden details that add to an understanding of the artwork, read fascinating stories about how the piece came to be created, or take an entertaining quiz that leads to a deeper appreciation of the technique and theme Modeled after Prestel s successful A Year in Art series, thisWhat better way to learn about art than to create your own masterpiece alongside another, find hidden details that add to an understanding of the artwork, read fascinating stories about how the piece came to be created, or take an entertaining quiz that leads to a deeper appreciation of the technique and theme Modeled after Prestel s successful A Year in Art series, this beautifully produced activity book introduces children to many of the world s greatest artworks ranging from African masks to European paintings and modern art Hands on projects are sure to spark children s imaginations while imparting important knowledge that will serve them well as they grow older The book is perfect for all kinds of drawing and the exquisite reproductions will impress kids of all ages Whether used at home or in a classroom, this engaging and enriching book will delight children, their parents, and teachers with its endless opportunities to create and learn about art.
A Year in Art The Activity Book What better way to learn about art than to create your own masterpiece alongside another find hidden details that add to an understanding of the artwork read fascinating stories about how the piece

  • Title: A Year in Art: The Activity Book
  • Author: Christiane Weidemann Anne-Kathrin Funck Doris Kutschbach
  • ISBN: 9783791343556
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “A Year in Art: The Activity Book”

    1. I have enjoyed reading this with my children all year. The text in the pages prompted discussion and closer inspection about the art as well as some historical content. All three of my children were interested in the book.

    2. I think this is great Though my children (9 and 11) groan a little when I get it out. I wanted to get this book to expose my children to a wider variety of art. A page a day with a couple of questions to get them thinking, fits the bill for me!

    3. I was thrilled to find this in the LACMA gift shop. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get my son interested in it. Still, I appreciate the effort the authors made selecting a large assortment of paintings and writing activities to go with them. The book asks young readers to find small details in the work or even draw their own version or continuation of the piece. If I were teaching elementary or middle school I would try to xerox these and let the kids do the activities for extra credit. Art educ [...]

    4. I love the prompts in this book. I bought it to use with my 3 year 9 month old daughter and thus far it's been a great success. She's just at the right age to do drawings that are somewhat recognizable and she loves talking about the paintings and learning the tidbits they share under each. It's all in very easy to digest language, even at her young age. She finds all the hidden picture items very easily (with a few exceptions), but the point is more to talk about them, not simply find them. Loo [...]

    5. Looks like a great book for kids to do some fun activities while they learn about art! Saw at The Modern Museum in Fort Worth gift shop - going to be "stock" birthday party present

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