Art for the Montessori Classroom
Art for the Montessori Classroom is a
complete art curriculum that
makes art easy for even the non-artistic teacher or home school
Created by Gini
Newcomb, a Montessori teacher.
The curriculum was developed
from fifteen years doing art with children in the Montessori
classroom. Gini attended the Kansas City Art Institute and holds
a BA in Studio Art with a Minor in Art History from the
University of Missouri at Kansas City~ which she combined with a
practical application of the Montessori method and the joy of
doing art with children.
240 pages of information for setting up the art area
and integrating art into the classroom or homeschool curriculum.
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are given for setting up each art activity, list of supplies
needed, and the complete process or demonstration. The lessons
are in the Montessori style- On a tray to be chosen as
As with other
Montessori work, the emphasis is more on process than finished product.
The demonstration is given to teach
the process and proper use of the materials. Once the demonstration
has been given it
is important to allow the child freedom to be creative
and express him or herself as long as the materials or surroundings are not
being abused. The finished product will be a
true expression of the child - a unique combination of the
process, and the child’s own spirit and creativity.
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Table of Contents
Children will learn ...
How to Use this Book
Elements of Art-Texture
Principles of Design
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