Art in the Early Years by Kristen Ali EglintonArt in the Early Years by Kristen Ali Eglinton

Art in the Early Years

byKristen Ali EglintonEditorKristen Ali Eglinton

Paperback | September 25, 2003

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For all involved in teaching young children, this timely book offers the necessary tool with which to develop a broad, creative and inspirational visual arts programme. Presented in two parts, this text covers both theoretical and practical angles:

  • part one investigates contemporary early childhood art education, challenging what is traditionally considered an early years art experience
  • part two puts theory to text by presenting the reader with numerous inventive visual art lessons that imaginatively meet goals for creative development issued by the QCA.

The author strikes the perfect balance between discussion of the subject and provision of hands-on material for use in lessons, which makes this book a complete art education resource for all involved in early years art education. Teachers, trainee teachers, or nursery teachers, who wish to implement a more holistic art curriculum in the classroom whilst meeting all the required standards, will find this an essential companion.

Kirsten Ali Eglinton, owner of Canyon Arts, is an arts education consultant, practitioner and trainer.
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Title:Art in the Early YearsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:September 25, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415298466

ISBN - 13:9780415298469

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Table of Contents

Part 1.1. Setting the Scene: The Why, What and How of Early Years Art Education 2. A Work in Progress: The Process, Art Experiences and Art Making 3. The Process Continues: Aesthetic Experiences and Encounters with Art 4. Documentation and Special Needs: Reaching All Children and Documenting it As We Go Along 5. Putting it Together: Using the Early Learning Goals for Creative DevelopmentPart 2.Ideas into Practice: Artistic Experiences for the Foundation Stage