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  • Item #: FMSDEL
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  • Item #: 004760
    ISBN: 9780960101672
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  • Item #: 003756
    ISBN: 9780874778274
    Retail: $19.95
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    Uses methods detailed in Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Mona Brooks. Here, she begins by advising us on providing an atmosphere for creativity, choosing supplies and using a variety of media. The lessons and method are based on training children to perceive their environments in terms of five elements of shape. By visualizing or "overlaying" objects with combinations of these basic shapes, children can quickly begin to draw impressively (or accurately?) and then go beyond this step to creating their own compositions. Lessons progress from learning and constructing the five elements to drawing "flat" pictures, then 3-D still lives. The course even teaches children to draw accurate representations of people. The book can be used by anyone able to read and understand it. However, younger children will probably need some guidance in putting the techniques and methods into practice, since there are few actual assigned exercises in the book. Because of the young age of the artists, the "before" and "after" pictures in the text are particularly striking. Newly revised and expanded, including two additional chapters explaining how to teach children with learning problems or special needs and how to implement drawing in the teaching of other subjects.

  • Item #: 053979
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  • Item #: 020922
    ISBN: 9780970040503
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    Follow your gracious host Little Annie as you travel through the book, learning proper etiquette and good manners. Using simple materials: colored pencils, scissors, and glue, young children learn not only drawing, but the importance and benefits of manners. A wide range of manners and etiquette are clearly explained with scripture, quotes, and of course, Little Annie. They'll learn table manners, obeying parents cheerfully, being a good friend, and being a hospitable host. Activities are educational including drawing, color theory, perspective, and cut & paste. Learning good manners has never been this appealing!

  • Item #: 046600
    ISBN: 9781933407975
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  • Item #: 003342
    ISBN: 9780939195459
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    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

    same artist

    Step 3 - Grouping four paintings by each of

    three artists

    Step 4 - Learning the names of famous

    artists

    Step 5 - Learning the names of famous

    paintings

    Step 6 - Learning about the schools of art

    Step 7 - Sorting schools of art

    Step 8 - Placing paintings on a time line

  • Item #: 004351
    ISBN: 9780684853376
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  • Item #: 053980
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  • Item #: 020924
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    Baby Lambs is a fun introduction to art and drawing for young children. Combining other learning with art, they'll find beginning addition and subtraction, beginning writing, lettering, and simple drawing and the color theory, of course! Biblically based and with lots of fun lessons, they'll look forward to art time!

  • Item #: 003584
    ISBN: 9781887823388
    Retail: $22.95
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    "For People Who Can't Even Draw a Straight Line," "No Talent Required" - hey, this woman knows me! From Sandra Angelo (Discover Art), comes this easy self study guide and workbook that, using a simple, four-step drawing system, transforms your skills from barely beginner to accomplished artist in a few easy lessons. I like the directions to "begin at the beginning and work your way through the book sequentially," nice and simple. It's full of irreverent pearls of wisdom, like "The race goes not to the hare but the tortoise" and "those who don't give up succeed," and (my personal favorite), "Talent is REALLY not necessary." Sandra gives us a short introduction that would give hope to even the most drawing-challenged person. If you draw for 45 minutes to one hour per day, you can finish this book in 60-90 days (if you're in a hurry to improve). Otherwise, plan on spending longer relative to the amount of time per day you can allocate to drawing. Next, a materials section acquaints us with the "tools of the trade" - some basic equipment we need to gather before jumping in. Then on to the instruction. Some of this book is reminiscent of the Draw Today program, especially the use of grids for beginning artists. As promised, the instruction is super-easy to follow and all the work can be done right in the book. Instruction progresses logically from seeing and drawing shapes, to lines, to shading, creating texture, gradation, hatching, and plenty of good practice in a lengthy additional exercise section. The methods and exercises look great, and, if I didn't have a lot to do..... But, someday, I'll actually have some time each day to use this! In the meantime, I'm hoping many aspiring artists out there will benefit from Sandra's instruction. 150 pgs. in all, with 130 black-and white photos and 25 line drawings - including plenty of "before" and "after" testimonials to show this method really works.

  • Item #: 003979
    ISBN: 9780960101689
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  • Item #: 004350
    ISBN: 9780684833729
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    An A-to-Z journey through the art and fun of making 3-D cartoons. Third in a series of interactive drawing books by Mark Kistler, this book provides new and stimulating suggestions on how to bring adventures to life. Brimming with illustrations and examples to follow, each one-page lesson is easy to follow. The optional Wacky Workbook is the companion sketchbook to Drawing in 3-D, with perforated pages cross-referenced to that volume. There's ample space here for re-creating all 333 illustrations and all the amazing versions of the 3-D alphabet. Following the lessons in the text, drawing spaces range from partial to full pages, based on the size of the image to be produced, and include instructions as well as an example of what the finished drawing should look like.

  • Item #: 053988
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  • Item #: 055709
    ISBN: 9781933407760
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  • Item #: 038262
    ISBN: 9780615763484
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    Item #: 048695
    ISBN: 9780756639723
    Retail: $50.00
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    When you take in the 600+ page count, the large trim size, and the glossy, full-color pages packed with gorgeous art reproductions, I feel that the price on this "coffee-table-quality" art book is extremely reasonable. After an opening chapter on looking at art and understanding basic art concepts (subject and composition, light and shade, etc.), the rest of the chapters progress chronologically from prehistory to the present day. Within each chapter specific geographical areas, cultures or artistic movements are covered. Most chapters focus on a group of artists that represent that time period or style, each with a short biography or biographical information and examples of their artwork. Often there are "closer looks" where the reader is invited to zoom in on a particular segment of a painting to appreciate a technique or a special feature. Occasionally, a themed page with a black background features a collection of works by different artists based around a similar subject, such as children or work. Like other DK books, the pages are packed with captioned full-color art reproductions. It's easy to believe that over 2,500 works are featured in this hefty volume! The art reproductions vary widely in size; some of them are page-size, while others take up only a few inches of space. Whether you use this as an art reference or a coffee table book, it's almost irresistible to browse. This has been a popular book around our office as well; its visual appeal is undeniable! One important note: although the book is an excellent reference, it is not geared specifically for children. There are plenty of nudes and partial nudes throughout the book. You will want to "edit" with sticky notes or selectively preview which pages you use with your children depending on their ages and your own family preferences. 612 pages, hc. - Jess

  • Item #: 024944
    ISBN: 9781602681187
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    If you are anything like me, the idea of finding easy and fun arts and crafts projects and doing them with your children sounds like a fantastic idea, but finding the time to sit down and do them seems difficult! Rifling through books or searching through Pinterest and collecting all the various and sundry supplies can take a major time commitment, also. That's why I got so excited when I saw this book. Not only does it include tons of ideas, but projects are specifically geared to develop a child's fine motor skills while utilizing common household and or easily obtainable materials. The book is divided into nine chapters, including Play Dough, Printing & Stamping, Lacing & Stringing Fun, Finger Plays & Puppets, Glue & Collage Art, Scissors, Painting, Chalk, Crayons & Pencils, and Displaying Art. Each chapter contains tons of recipes, directions and activity ideas to make and use your creations. Make one of the 25+ types of Play Dough like Gingerbread or Coffee, then follow the activity suggestions for playing with it. Dye your own pasta noodles for lacing and jewelry making. Create your own paints and glues with various looks, textures, and smells (clove-scented paint, anyone?). Make outdoor artwork with your homemade sidewalk chalks in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. In all, the book contains 60 different recipes, 50 activity ideas, and 48 reproducible student pages. Each recipe and activity just looks so simple, fun, and do-able! I can hardly wait to get started! Pb, 96 pgs. ~ Megan
  • Item #: 065906
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      This large, interactive (and removable) calendar can be stuck to a wall, door or other smooth surface. Change the numbers and months with colorful, repositionable stickers. Additional stickers show moon phases, weather activity and holidays (Memorial Day, Cinco de Mayo, New Year’s Day, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Mother’s Day, Independence Day, 1st Day of School, Father’s Day, Groundhog Day, Halloween, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Birthday, 1st Day of Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall, Hanukkah, Veteran’s Day, plus 2 blank “special days.”) An additional fun feature is that all of the days/months are shown in both English and Spanish. The calendar piece is 21.5” x 12.5” and is white with black lines. The pieces are not vinyl, but rather a fabric which is quite durable and cleanable. Great for a home, school, daycare or Sunday school! ~Sara

  • Item #: 059285
    ISBN: 9781601598332
    Retail: $2.99
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    The Kindergarten book focuses on rhyming words; story order; and addition/subtraction.

  • Item #: 067830
    Retail: $224.95
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    Based on the three-point instructional method: "this is;" "show me;" and "what is?" as well as an underlying Socratic question/answer format, ShillerMath Language Arts is Montesorri at its best. The totally scripted teaching manuals each provide a semester's worth of daily lessons (71-84 lessons in each book). Kit 1 (Books 1-4) is designed for ages 3-5. We understand there will be two more levels: Books 5-8 are for ages 4-7; Books 9-12 are for ages 6-8. If these age levels seem a bit odd to you (they do to me as well), it's because there are two levels of things happening here. One is phonics instruction and the other is an amazing/exciting combination of language arts "more." For example, here are the "more" topics covered on the Book 4 Review Test imitate (speaking, listening, reading, writing), introduce yourself, repeating 5 words back in order, articles (as in part of speech), retelling a story, emotions (tell me about a time when . . .), touch typing (home position basics), rhyming words, identifying adjectives, describing basic geographic features, describing peripheral vision, naming the months of the year, naming first ten ordinal numbers, comparisons, copying a very diverse collection of shapes, showing directions, and, lastly, identifying Shakespeare and naming a sonnet. The bottom line is that there is a lot of learning going on here and a lot of flexibility. An older student (5 years) might start with Kit 1 and fly through the learning but still come away with new information.

    Lessons require no preparation and vary in both length and complexity. There is also great variety in the content which is why the teacher is encouraged to skip lessons if the student is not ready for its content. Since one of the basic premises of Montesorri education is that children are natural learners, the teacher's role is to provide a learning-friendly environment and the proper tools. Students are usually the best gauge of their own competence and will know when they have closure on a topic so be prepared to be flexible and sensitive. There is a checklist included, as the back cover of each lesson book is to be used to record when a lesson is completed.

    A good part of Montessori instruction is managing the dialog between teacher and student. Although appropriate wording is modeled in the lessons, there is also general information at the front of the Lesson Books on building an environment conducive to learning.

    As mentioned before the Lesson Books are totally scripted. This means that everything you need to say to the student is provided for you. For instance, Lesson 24, Book 4 practices comparative terminology. There are eight points to the lesson. The first point covers "est" words and comparing three or more things. The second point talks about the "er" words and comparing two things. Then there are five sets of pictures of various objects to compare starting with three objects of varying sizes but progressing to four and six objects. About 95 pgs each, spiral-bound.

    The lesson on emotions is illustrative of the different directions this curriculum takes. First we are told that "emotions are what we feel." There are pictures of four children illustrating these emotions: shy, sad, jealous, and sorry. As part of the lesson the child is encouraged to demonstrate how she/he feels with each of those emotions as well as to tell a story about a time when he/she was . . . . . All in all, an interesting and excellent introduction to an intriguing subject.

    The Mother Goose Book includes 358 "stories." These are to be used as part of each day's lessons (read-aloud) and can be requested by the child as desired. These stories are printed in large print and would be read by the child (if able). There are multiple stories on each page. Please note there are no illustrations at all in the book. 152 pgs. spiral-bound.

    The Lesson Mat needs to be mentioned. It is large (22" x 34") and cream-colored. Fabric is some sort of foam but the touch is velvety. It is slightly stretchy in one direction. This mat is used with all lessons and serves as a portable workspace allowing you to take your lessons anywhere inside (or outside) of the house.

    The Kit contents all have a purpose within the lessons. While most of the items are somewhat typical (letters, numbers, crayons, Play-Doh), that is not true of the Montessori shapes manipulatives. There are ten shapes (square, circle, triangle, rectangle, trapezoid, quatrefoil, pentagon, oval, elipse, and curvilinear triangle) illustrated two different ways: blue shapes with molded lifters and ten matching pink stencil shapes. Stencils are 5.5" squares; shapes are various sizes with 3 7/8" square being the largest.

    Kit 1 includes Lesson Books 1-4; foam mat; magnetic alphabet (uppercase & lowercase letters plus numbers); quinoa grain, washable large crayons; shapes with knobs and matching bases (10), 4 tubs of Play-Doh; book of Mother Goose Rhymes; and CD with 24 language arts songs. ~ Janice

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  • Item #: 009503
    ISBN: 9781450800532
    Retail: $12.99
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  • Item #: 052689
    ISBN: 9781596731752
    Retail: $3.99
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  • Item #: 066798
    ISBN: 9781425817145
    Retail: $19.99
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  • Item #: 066414
    ISBN: 9781483835556
    Retail: $16.99
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     Covers: Numbers 0-10, Shapes, Colors, Patterns, Concepts, Time, Money, Reading Readiness, Letters, Letter Sounds, and more.

  • Item #: 000283
    Retail: $29.99
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    Create your own long lasting, professional looking book! The IlluStory A+ kit contains non-toxic, washable markers, writing pages, instructions, hints, a story planner, and a postage paid envelope. Write your story, then illustrate it. When you're finished, mail it in (at no additional charge) for completion and production. They'll typeset and bind your book, returning a 7" x 9" hardcover book that even has a place for a dedication. The kit produces an 18 page book, and the author's bio can be placed on the back cover.

    Authors have the choice of either creating their book by hand using the materials in the kit, or producing their book online using the company's website. Working online allows kids to upload photos or scanned images and use digital drawing tools and effects (like speech bubbles, pre-designed backgrounds and more). Designing online also allows them to place more text on each page (there are per-page word limits for hard copy bookmaking). Planning sheets, informational sheets on types of writing and quite a few "story web" graphic organizers flesh out the contents of IlluStory A+ and may be helpful to tie the project in with your current writing curriculum. Next step, the Library of Congress! - Megan

  • Item #: 021798
    ISBN: 9780545906524
    Retail: $21.99
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    A Klutz kit to make over 18 mini “treats.” Use the 48-page book with the included paper patterns, acrylic felt and stuffing to make stuffed fruit, cookies, pizza and donuts with personality! Step-by-step, full-color instructions show how to make these non-edible treats “from scratch.” Also includes 2 embroidery needles, 32 yards of colored floss, and pre-cut felt eyes & cheeks.



  • Item #: 023029
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    These are the crayons made and used by the Handwriting Without Tears program. The crayons are small (measure 2.4" long) and are half one color and half another (one end green, the other red, etc). There are five crayons in all: red/green, blue/orange, pink/brown, black/grey, and blue/yellow. Rachel

  • Item #: 062570
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