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RE: [teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: August 14, 2009


From: Cheryl Lloyd (clloyd_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Aug 17 2009 - 08:27:53 PDT

My favorite book to start the year with kinders is Art by Patrick McDonnell. Art loves art and sometimes it's hard to tell them apart. :) Check this one out. It's precious. I also really like Eric Carle's Hello Red Fox (complementary colors).

Cheri Lloyd
Art Teacher/ Beginning Teacher Mentor

-----Original Message-----
From: Deborah Sterner
> I'm looking for short story books to precede art projects and which
> spark creativity in kids age 5-8. I'm not necessarily looking for art
> related books but springboards for lessons. I've used The Dot to
> precede pointillism, Ish to precede cubism and Magpie Magic to
> precede Lauren Burch. Any ideas? I had heard of a book about a little
> girl who wants to use a permanent marker and then reinvents herself
> but I have not been able to find the title or author. Does this sound
> familiar to anyone?
> Kim
> wingspanart

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