Drawing With Children: A Creative Method for Adult Beginners, Too
Description: From Books in Print:
"Now in a revised and expanded edition, this perennial best-seller is the definitive guide for parents and teachers on how to encourage drawing. Mona Brookes' easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson approach to drawing has yielded astounding results with children of all ages and beginning adults. This revised edition includes the following new materials: Information on multiple intelligence and the seven ways to learn; An inspirational chapter on helping children with learning problems; An integrated-studies chapter, with projects geared for reading, math, science,ESL, multicultural studies, and environmental awareness; A sixteen page color insert and hundreds of sample illustrations. This teaching aid not only guides readers through the basics, but also givesimportant advice on creating a nurturing environment in which self-expression andcreativity can flourish.
Founded on the belief that any child can learn to draw realistic pictures using her "alphabet of shapes" while in a noncompetitive environment, Mona Brookes' easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson approach to drawing has yielded astounding results with children of all ages. This new edition includes two additional chapters explaining how to reach children with learning problems or special needs and how to incorporate drawing into other subjects, such as math and language."