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EcoArt! Earth-Friendly Art and Craft Experiences from 3-to-9-year-olds

by Laurie Carlson
£8.99   paperback  Williamson Publishing Co ,U.S. (1993)

EcoArt! Earth-Friendly Art and Craft Experiences from 3-to-9-year-olds by Laurie Carlson Kids everywhere! Come and embrace your earth - with wonder, and questions, and imagination - and have a great time!
 
There really is an art to safeguarding our ecology - in more ways than one! Nature's bounty becomes the tool through which children learn to respect nature, care for their environment, and preserve the earth's fragile ecological balance - all done while discovering their own artistic natures.
 
* How to make homemade, nontoxic art materials such as crayons, clay, pastes and glue, natural dyes, homemade paper, finger paints, and more.
 
* Loaded with ecological and creative information, in Art Speak, Fast Facts, and Nature Notes.
 
* All projects use recyclable, reusable, or nature's own found art materials.
 
* Natural ways to create including Bark Weaving, Cornhusk Wreaths, Spider Web Prints, Pebble Trivert, Twig Animals, Potato Porcupine, Rainy Day Drop Paintings.
 
* Trash to treasures: Transform an old glass mayonnaise jar into a stunning Vine Vase, a plastic jug into an adorable Piggy Bank, egg cartons into a fish mobile, juice cans into a useful Desk Set.
 
* Helps for the Earth includes making your own Cloth Napkins, Recycling Bins, Compost Holder, and Inspiration Box.
 
Laurie Carlson, acclaimed author of the best-selling Kids Create!, here combines her intuitive sense of each child's need for self-expression with her wealth of imaginative, interactive natural art and craft experiences. What a fabulous way for children to learn to love themselves and their earth!

ISBN 13: 9780913589687 | ISBN 10: 0913589683