Collage Workshop for Kids (Paperback)
Rip, snip, cut, and create with inspiration from The Eric Carle Museum
Quarry Books, 9781631595202, 152pp.
Publication Date: October 30, 2018
Collage Workshop for Kids pairs essays by educators from The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art with instructions on collage technique. Chapters explore favorite art themes for kids and demonstrate how to work with colored tissue paper, newspaper, fabric and buttons, painted paper, torn paper, and more.
In each chapter, Reggio-inspired author and teacher Shannon Merenstein explores each technique with original ideas. Members of the museum's education staff offer expert advice on creating art with children.
Everything you need to know about collage is in this book, making it a great reference for teachers, librarians, and parents.
About the Author
Shannon Merenstein is a mom and educator in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The owner and creative director of Hatch Art Studio, she is endlessly inspired by the creativity, joy, and imagination of children. Part art-making studio, part community-gathering space, Hatch aspires to be a special place in Pittsburgh for people of all ages to explore, create, and imagine. Shannon returned to Pittsburgh after graduating from Pratt Institute, where she studied painting and art education. Before opening Hatch, she was an art educator and instructional coach for nearly a decade, all the while dreaming up and testing out new and creative art projects for children.