Action Art (Paperback)

Hands-On Active Art Adventures (Bright Ideas for Learning (TM) #9)

By MaryAnn F. Kohl, Barbara Zaborowski

Chicago Review Press, 9780935607345, 144pp.

Publication Date: June 9, 2015



Action Art: Hands-On Active Art Adventures is A Collection of Over 100 Active Hands-On Art Experiences for Children 2-12, Full of Adventure, Movement, and Discovery.

FOR SCHOOLS - HOMESCHOOLS - MUSEUMS- LIBRARIES - CHILDCARE - HOME Shelving: ART ACTIVITIES - EDUCATION - PARENTING Over 100 action-packed art activities bring discovery and adventurous creativity to children's art experiences that will delight and challenge kids of all ages. Each child-tested art activity is grouped into engaging action categories including:
  1. Smacking - Squeezing - Tapping
  2. Rolling - Spinning - Swinging
  3. Blowing - Exploding - Smooshing
  4. Tools - Toys - Utensils
  5. Up - Down - All Around
Full color photographs highlight all activities including painting, photography, collage and sculpture, each with helpful icons indicating levels for both children and adults. Action Art experiences are built on the knowledge that art for children is a creative process and not just a finished product. MaryAnn Kohl is famous around the world for encouraging children to experience creative art exploration best known as "process art." Action Art offers 5 chapters of exciting and adventurous creative art activities, all with surprise outcomes, including - Blowing Glitter, Dancing Blottos, Bubble Wrap, Boot Walk, Clear Color Squish.

About the Author

MaryAnn F. Kohl and Barbara Zaborowski have invented and refined the activities in Action Art with the belief that children actively explore and discover art as a process of creating. The finished product is the unique outcome of their involvement. Expect to see involved participation, inspired imagination, and a deeper challenge to their thinking.