Art With Anything

Art With Anything

52 Weeks of Fun Using Everyday Stuff

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Presents fifty-two weeks of handicrafts parents can make with their children, using everyday objects to create five different fun and engaging crafts each week.

Perseus Publishing
The activities in Art with Anything are creative, fun, and geared to children ages four to ten. Children will love making Glitter Photo Jars or working on Shake-It-Up-Bag Paintings, and projects like Family Finger Puppets and Fluff-N-Puff Mobiles will keep them entertained for hours, while stretching their imaginations. Exploring the process of creating art is one of the most creative ways children learn, and Art with Anything will keep children learning creatively all year long!

With fifty-two weeks of fantastic art projects using ordinary materials, Art with Anything provides a year of creativity, imagination, and fun! This new book uses best-selling author MaryAnn F. Kohl’s mantra “It’s the process, not the product” to explore making art every day from everyday materials. Organized alphabetically by material, each of the fifty-two weeks features five days of activities, increasing in complexity with each day: Day 1 is basic, Days 2 and 3 are more challenging, Day 4 is a craft project, and Day 5 is multi-faceted or fancy. Materials include address labels, fabric scraps, hole punch dots, junk mail, leaves, rocks, salt, and many more! The activities in Art with Anything are creative, fun, and geared to children ages four to ten. Children will love making Glitter Photo Jars or working on Shake-It-Up-Bag Paintings, and projects like Family Finger Puppets and Fluff-N-Puff Mobiles will keep them entertained for hours, while stretching their imaginations. Exploring the process of creating art is one of the most creative ways children learn, and Art with Anything will keep children learning creatively all year long!


Independent Publishing Group
With 52 weeks of fantastic art projects using easy-to-find, everyday materials, Art with Anything provides a year of creativity, imagination, and fun for children ages 4-10!

Organized alphabetically by material, each week features one everyday material (address labels, fabric scraps, leaves, rocks) and provides five days of unique activities, increasing in complexity with each day. Art with Anything uses materials like buttons, cardboard, hole-punch dots, junk mail, masking tape, sandpaper, and salt, which encourages recycling and reusing!

Children will love making “Glitter Photo Jars” or working on “Shake-It-Up-Bag Paintings,” and projects like “Family Finger Puppets” and “Fluff-N-Puff Mobiles” will keep them entertained for hours and stretch their imaginations.

Whether at home or at school, in child care or an after-school program, exploring the process of creating art is one of the most compelling ways children learn, and Art with Anything keeps children learning creatively all year long!

Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Gryphon House, c2010
Description: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780876590850
0876590857
Branch Call Number: j745.5 Koh
Additional Contributors: Mohrman, Gary

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