Printer Friendly

Introducing Children to the Arts.

INTRODUCING CHILDREN TO THE ARTS. Lea Burroughs. Boston: G.K. Hall & Co, 1988, 366 pps. Illustrated, hardbound, $9.95. This is a guide for librarians and educators to the seven major art forms: architecture, visual art, dance, music, poetry, story and theater. It introduces readers to each art form and gives a rudimentary history. The book offers guidelines for how children of different ages will respond to each art form. It includes extensive resource listings, bibliographies, filmographics, videographics and discographics. It also gives step-by-step instructions for conducting workshops to introduce children to each of the arts. Recommended for schools and libraries.
COPYRIGHT 1989 Davis Publications, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1989, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:School Arts
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Jan 1, 1989
Previous Article:Dictionary of Art and Artists.
Next Article:Textile Masterpieces of Ancient Peru.

Related Articles
Journey into Art.
Discovering the Great Artists.
The Arts in Children's Lives: Aesthetic Education in Early Childhood.
Jalani and the Lock.
A Well-Tempered Mind: Using Music to Help Children Listen and Learn.
Scieszka, Jon: Seen Art?

Terms of use | Copyright © 2016 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters