How to Use Child-Sized Masterpieces
A wonderful, early introduction to art appreciation and artist recognition from Renaissance to modern art. (This second edition updates the cover only.) Based on Montessori principles, even the smallest child can perform the simplest activity: matching paintings. As they become more familiar with each artist's style, they learn to classify several different paintings by artist. Later, students learn to classify artists' works according to the various "schools" of art. Manual describes eight progressively more difficult steps or levels of activities as follows:
Step 1 - Matching identical paintings
Step 2 - Pairing two similar paintings by the
Step 3 - Grouping four paintings by each of
Step 4 - Learning the names of famous
Step 5 - Learning the names of famous
Step 6 - Learning about the schools of art
Step 7 - Sorting schools of art
Step 8 - Placing paintings on a time line
Now standard in Montessori classrooms nationwide, Aline Wolf's program for Primary through Elementary-age children makes teaching art appreciation easy.
Beginning with matching activities, the exercises gradually increase in difficulty, progressing from sorting activities to laying out a time line.
The full program, outlined in this book, explains the sequential introduction of the postcard-size art reproductions you'll use to implement this program and introduce children to the world of art. Paperback, 72 pages. Ages 3 - 9.
Art postcard books for above. Cards are excellent reproductions of paintings.