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Title

Author

Subject

Description

Code

1-2-3 Art

Ekberg

Arts & Crafts, Curriculum

200+ open-ended art ideas

L2-1

101 Great Gifts From Kids

Mueller, Wheeler

Arts & Crafts

Fabulous gifts every child can make

SA4

Airport

Wawrychuk, McSweeney

Curriculum, Art

Books, Games, Props and Art ideas for teaching about airports

SR3

Almost-Instant Scrapbooks

Check

Art & Crafts

Quick and easy scrapbooking suggestions

SA3

Art: Basic for Young Children

Lasky, Mukerji, NAEYC

Art , Preschool

Why and how to implement art and creative experiences

CCRR

Bags

MacDonald

Art & Crafts

How to use paper and plastic bags to make activities (that meet state standards) for your classroom

TBP4, RT4

Big Book of Fairy Things to Make and Do Gilpin, Pratt, Watt Activities, Crafts 50 fun fairy-inspired things for children to make CCRR

Big Messy Art Book, The

Kohl

Arts & Crafts

Exciting ideas on ways to create art on a grander, more expressive scale...all easy to clean up

GE3

Bottle Book, The

Feldman

Activities, Crafts

Many, many fun things to do with empty bottles

SA1

Clay and Dough

Kohl

Art & Crafts

50 great ways to create with playdough, tissue mache, yeast dough, peanut butter dough and more!

TBP3

Clip Art Collection II

Carson-Dellosa

Arts & Crafts

see title

CCRR

Clip Art Collection III

Carson-Dellosa

Arts & Crafts

see title

CCRR

Collage & Paper

Kohl, Davis

Art & Crafts

50 great ways to create with paper, feathers, buttons and other easy-to-find materials.

TBP2

Cooking Art

Kohl, Potter

Art & Crafts

Easy edible art for young children

TBP3

Creating Rooms of Wonder

Seefeldt

Art, Child Care Environment

Valuing and displaying children’s work to enhance the learning process

L1-2, L2-1

Creative Art for the Developing Child

Cherry

Art, Preschool

Teacher’s handbook for implementing art in early childhood programs

SR4

Creative Resource for Bulletin Boards in the Early Childhood Classroom

Herr, Libby

Art & Crafts, Preschool

Features interactive, child-created, decorative and conceptual bulletin boards

RT4

Designing Creative Materials for Young Children

Herr, Libby

Play & Games, Art & Crafts, Toys

Ideas, instructions, and photographs of materials to aid in children's development

L2-5

Don’t Move the Muffin Tins

Bos

Art, Preschool

A hands-off guide to art for the young child

SR4

Envelope Mill, The

Harvey

Art & Crafts

Recycle magazines and other paper products into fun envelopes.

SA3

Fairy Houses...Everywhere! Kane Arts & Crafts A photographic tour revealing the power of imagination in the creative and fun world of Fairy Houses CCRR
Fairy Things to Make and Do Activity Cards Usborne Activities, Crafts 50 Activity Cards filled with fairy-inspired activities for children CCRR

First Art

Kohl

Art, Infant/Toddler

Art experiences for toddlers and twos

IT2

Holiday Origami

Smolinski, Urton

Crafts, Curriculum

Create special celebrations with paper

CCRR

Insects & Spiders

Wawrychuk, McSweeney

Curriculum, Art

Book, game, prop and art ideas for teaching about insects and spiders

SR3

Jungle Safari

Wawrychuk, McSweeney

Curriculum, Art & Crafts

Book, game, prop and art suggestions for a jungle safari teaching unit

GE4

Kid Concoctions

Eagan

Art & Crafts, Play & Games

Extraordinary things to make and do

SA2

Kid Contraptions

Eagan

Art & Crafts, Toys

How to turn everyday items into original kid contraptions

SA2

Kid Creations

Eagan

Art & Crafts, Toys

Recipes for fun art supplies

SA2

Kids’ Crazy Concoctions

Hauser

Art & Crafts

Recipes for paints, doughs, pastes, papers and lots of activity ideas!

SN3

Kids Create!

Carlson

Art & Crafts

Art and craft experiences for 3 - 9 year olds

SN3

Kids’ Encyclopedia of Things To Make and Do, The

Rasmussen, Rasmussen

Art & Crafts, Activities

Art and craft projects for children aged 4 - 10

SA1

Learn and Play in the Garden

Herd

Play & Games, Art & Crafts, Activities

Outdoor games, crafts and activities for kids

GE4

Learn and Play the Recycle Way

Redleaf, Robertson

Activities, Crafts, Toys

Creating fun toys from items that would otherwise go to the trash

L1-2

Learning Through Play: Art

Hereford, Schall

Preschool, Activities, Play, Art

How children learn through art experiences, activity ideas included

SR2

Making Toys for Infants and Toddlers

Miller, Gibbs

Toys, Crafts, Infant/Toddler

Using ordinary stuff to create extraordinary play

L1-2

Making Toys for Preschool Children

Miller, Gibbs

Toys, Crafts, Preschool

Using ordinary stuff to create extraordinary play

L1-2

Making Toys for School-Age Children

Miller, Gibbs

Toys, Crafts, School-Age

Using ordinary stuff to create extraordinary play

L1-2

Make Your Own Playdough, Paint, & Other Craft Materials

Caskey

Art & Crafts

Easy recipes to use with young children

RT4

More Than Painting

Moomaw, Hieronymus

Art & Crafts, Preschool

Learn how to talk with children about their art, how to recognize stages in a child's development and more!

TBP4

Mudworks

Kohl

Arts & Crafts

Creative clay, dough and modeling experiences

SA1

Nature Crafts for Kids

Diehn, Krautwurst

Science, Crafts

50 fantastic things to make with Mother Nature's help

CCRR

Paint Without Brushes

Wilmes

Art

Fun painting experiences – without brushes!

FCC3

Preschool Art

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

200 process-oriented art experiences for children 3 - 6

SR4

Preschool Art: Clay and Dough

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create with play dough, tissue mâché, yeast dough, peanut butter dough, and more

GE4

Preschool Art: Collage and Paper

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create with paper, feathers, buttons, and other easy-to-find materials

GE4

Preschool Art: Craft and Construction

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create with lace, string, fabric, glue, and other easy-to-find materials

GE4, RT4

Preschool Art: Drawing

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create with chalk, crayons, stencils, textures, and more

GE4, TBP1

Preschool Art: Painting

Kohl

Art & Crafts, Preschool

50 great process-oriented ways to explore and create using baking soda, shoe polish, vegetable dyes, and other surprising materials

GE4, TBP4

Science Arts

Kohl, Potter

Science, Art & Crafts, Activities

Art experiments that teach science concepts

SA3

Squish, Sort, Paint & Build

MacDonald

Curriculum, Arts & Crafts

Over 200 easy learning center activities

RT1

Storybook Art

Kohl, Potter

Art

A creative collection of easy hands-on art activities to enhance children's enjoyment of their favorite books

SN2

Ultimate Book of Kid Concoctions, The

Thomas, Pagel

Crafts, Activities

Inexpensive recipes and instructions for creating fun toys and activities

FCC3

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