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Art Lab for Kids (Grades 1-6)
This book is a good resource for a teacher who needs more art ideas. It is a well-thought-out collection of 52 creative adventures in drawing, painting, printmaking, paper, and mixed media. The projects are diverse, offering a wide range of techniques that can be used by budding artists of all ages. For grades 1-6, 144 pages, paperback.
How to Teach Art to Children (Grades 1-4)
This book has concise step-by-step directions for 96 simple art projects. A materials list is provided for each project. Lower and middle grade teachers will be able to get a lot of good ideas from this book. Students will make things out of construction paper, mix colors and paint, mold clay, create a collage, etc. For some of the projects, there is a black-and-white page provided to copy and use as part of the project. This book is divided into two parts. Part 1 is “Learning About the Elements of Art” and Part 2 is “Using the Elements of Art.” 160 pages, paperback, one per classroom.
Let’s Be Art Active – Ralph Friesen (Primary Grades)
This is a 3-ring binder full of ideas for art projects to do with lower grade students. There are 71 projects with an emphasis on making things rather than only painting or drawing. There is a nice section explaining how to do printmaking. Some projects have a materials list and step-by-step instructions and some follow an example and description format. Individual pages are easily removed for easy reference and later put back.
Thompson Chain Bible – Ironed Calfskin
A limited edition from Church Bible Publishers. Features the “Thompson Chain-Reference” system with over 100,000 references listed in the Bible margins. These references are numerically linked at the back of the Bible and arranged by more than 8,000 topics making this an excellent study Bible. Standard Size. King James Version. Words of Christ in red. Two black ribbons. Fourteen full-color maps. Concordance. Page size is 6 1/4 x 9 3/16 in.; thickness is 1 1/2 in. Ironed calfskin leather.