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FOR CLASSROOMS • HOME • CHILDCARE

• HOMESCHOOL • CAMP • SCOUTS

• ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

An Earth-Friendly Collection

of Imaginative Projects for Kids

of All Ages

GOOD EARTH ART offers a creative variety of art

projects that develop an awareness of the environment and

encourage a caring attitude towards the earth. using

materials collected from nature or saved from the trashbin,

kids explore and enjoy their creativity with results

bounded only by imagination.

Projects include:

Earth Paints

Leaf Bursts

Homemade Crayons

Cattail Baskets

Cardboard City

Handmade Paper

Car Part Sculpture

Inner Tube Prints

Natural Berry Dye

Wood Scrap Sculpture

Over 200 Practical, Easy and Open-Ended

Art Experiences Utilizing Recycled

and Natural Materials

Written by MaryAnn F. Kohl and Cindy Gainer. MaryAnn is an

experienced teacher and the author of "Scribble Art" and

"Mudworks", award winning art ideas books for children. Cindy

is an art specialist, teacher, writer, and illustrator.

Synopsis:

"Good Earth Art" contains over 200 easy fun art projects that develop an awareness of the environment and a caring attitude towards the earth. Projects use common materials collected from nature or recycled. The book is filled with sensible creative ideas to help recycle and reuse through art, for all ages, and includes a charted Table of Contents, two indexes, and a great list of environmental resources.

1992 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award

1992 Midwest Book Association Gold Award for Excellence

Synopsis:

Here are more than 200 easy and openended art activities that utilize recycled and natural materials.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 218) and indexes.

About the Author

MaryAnn F. Kohl is the author of Discovering Great Artists and Fine Art. Cindy Gainer is the author of I'm Like You, You're Like Me. Together they are the coauthors of MathArts.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

6 Using symbols

10 Building Blocks to Creativity

11 Introduction

13-44 Chapter 1: Painting and Drawing

Examples of activities: Newspaper Design, Cardboard Box Painting, Fresco, Impasto, Scrimshaw, Felt Drawings, Nature Rubbings, Shadow Paintings, Leaf Burst

45-94 Chapter 2: Sculpture and Mobiles

Examples of activities: String Sew, Newspaper Sculpture, Paper Tube Sculpture, Shadow Art, Cardboard City, Aces Wild Sculpture, Lid Mobile, Theme Tree, Cinnamon Ornaments, Sandy Bakery, Seashell Display, On-Site Beach, Pebble Towers, Shell Chimes

95-128 Chapter 3: Collage and Printing

Examples of activities: String Collage, Wood Shavings Collage, Dried Bean Pictures, Waxed Paper Leaf Collage, Sandwich bag Designs, Funny Paper Art, Yarn Prints, Chalk Floats, Bubble Pop Art, Garden Prints, Foiled Leaf, Pressed Cookie Print

129-180 Chapter 4: Weaving and Crafts

Examples of activities: Branch Weave, Fence Weave, Fruit Basket Weave, Shrinkles, Stained Glass Lantern, Luminaries, Nature Wreath, Holiday Chain, Wildflower Chain, Feather Necklace, Pebble Necklace, Newspaper Beds, Egg Shell Planters

181-214 Chapter 5: Homemade by Hand

Examples of activities: Earth Paints, earth Crayons, Nature Paintbrush, Egg Shell Crayons, Homemade Rice Paste, Homemade paper, Recycled Wrap, Natural Berry Dye, Onion Skin Egg Dye, Homemade Fossils, Pressed Plants, Old Sock Puppets

215-224 Chapter 6: Resource Guide

Examples: Where to Find Free Materials, Environmental Organizations, Bibliography, Indexes, About the Authors

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earthiemama, September 11, 2011 (view all comments by earthiemama)
This book looks amazing. Come payday I will be purchasing it for my son who is starting Kindergarten monday the 12th. This will be a great gift for him. I as well am a crafty mama and am looking forward to enjoying it.I put this page onto my favorites!! Thank you. Peace.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780935607017
Author:
Kohl, MaryAnn F.
Author:
Gainer, Cindy
Author:
Kohl, MaryAnn F.
Publisher:
Bright Ring Publishing
Location:
Bellingham, Wash. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Handicraft
Subject:
Environmental protection
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Science
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Activity programs in education
Subject:
Nature craft
Subject:
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General
Subject:
Science & Nature - General
Subject:
Children s-Crafts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bright Ideas for Learning (TM)
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
19911131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
03-08

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"Synopsis" by ,
"Good Earth Art" contains over 200 easy fun art projects that develop an awareness of the environment and a caring attitude towards the earth. Projects use common materials collected from nature or recycled. The book is filled with sensible creative ideas to help recycle and reuse through art, for all ages, and includes a charted Table of Contents, two indexes, and a great list of environmental resources.

1992 Benjamin Franklin Gold Award

1992 Midwest Book Association Gold Award for Excellence

"Synopsis" by , Here are more than 200 easy and openended art activities that utilize recycled and natural materials.
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