Books & Materials by Cathy Topal

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Kindergarten is different and we know it. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, only Explorations in Art combines a solid foundation in how to use tools and materials with the delight of exploring materials, developing skills, and inventing new ways to create.

What makes Explorations in Art Kindergarten the best possible resource for your Kindergarten curriculum?

Teacher Edition Features

  • Classroom-tested management techniques specifically for Kindergarten students, including specific demonstration strategies
  • Compelling student art work and works-in-progress, including student narratives about their process
  • Helpful teaching tips on safety, differentiated instruction, observation, and assessment

Table of Contents

Authors How to Use This Program Unit 1: Thinking and Working as Artists Unit 2: One Subject, Many Media Unit 3: Transformation Unit 4: Exploring Clay Unit 5: Line Printing Unit 6: Design Unit 7: Sewing Unit 8: Animals Unit 9: Color Unit 10: Buildings and Cities Reference

This comprehensive video takes you through a complete chapter of the grade three Student Book and Teacher Edition, providing a complete overview of the lessons and teacher support provided in Explorations in Art.