An ideal way to start children on an exciting, creative adventure towards global understanding! The fun, easy-to-do art activities in Global Art use collage, painting, drawing, printing, construction and sculpture to help children appreciate people and cultures from all over the world. Each activity is explained in step-by-step detail an accompanied by geographic and cultural background to help you make the most of the teaching possibilities.
"Projects listed in the book are fun and easy, and require basic supplies that most parents have around anyhow, such as information on great art recipes (such as finger paint, play dough, goop, and bubbles), the process of art, and cleaning up. It also offers older toddlers variations, as well as ideas for the youngest toddlers too."
Jean Potter has been a kindergarten teacher and the director of early childhood education for the West Virginia State Department of Education. She was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as deputy assistant and assistant secretary of education for the U.S. Department of Education. At the U.S. Department of Education, she was responsible for the overall management of the elementary and secondary education programs at several colleges and universities. Jean is the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding achievement in the field of education. She continues to write and consult in the early childhood education field.
Jean Potter lives in Charleston, West Virginia, Latrobe, Pennsylvania and Seabrook Island, South Carolina.