Books & Materials by Cathy Topal

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A companion volume to their 1999 collaboration, Beautiful Stuff: Learning with Found Materials, Cathy Weisman Topal and Lella Gandini challenge teachers from a variety of environments in North America to explore outdoor spaces to see where the children's interests lead. Inspirations and suggestions for using outdoor spaces as a classroom and natural materials to engage students. Topal and Gandini show how to create a natural materials studio and bring explorations to a deeper level. 2019. Paperback, 127pp.