Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/30139
Title: Authentic Art with Children
Contributor(s): Brooks, Margaret  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2021
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/30139
Field of Research (FOR) 2008: 130102 Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: 390302 Early childhood education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 130103 The creative arts
Abstract: For the past years many of my early childhood student teachers have struggled with the visual arts. There is a deeply ingrained belief that they cannot draw and are no good at art. This lack of self-efficacy is compounded by the lack of a strong contemporary theoretical framework for the visual arts in early childhood. The roles and rules for doing art with young children are not congruent with current practice. In confusion and frustration teachers turn to superficial and catchy activities that often have little to with art. This book tries to address both issues, first by providing practical guides that demonstrate how to use authentic art materials and provide real artistic experiences for children. Then by threading contemporary theory throughout with a strong focus on the role of the teacher. There is even a section that teaches you how to draw.
Publication Type: Book
Publisher: Pademelon Press
Place of Publication: Jamberoo, Australia
ISBN: 9781876138592
HERDC Category Description: A1 Authored Book - Scholarly
Other Links: https://www.pademelonpress.com.au/authentic-art-with-children.html
Extent of Pages: 182
Appears in Collections:Book
School of Education

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