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Let's Go Outside!
Ward, Jennifer
Engage your child in outdoor play, nature outings, and environmental explorations. Chase and be chased in a game of capture the flag. Use the power of the sun to craft your own shadow prints. Explore the stars on a late night walk. Create a field guide to your neighborhood. Through 52 ideas--some...
Item No. 9781590306987
$14.00
Loose Parts 2: Inspiring Play with Infants
Beloglovsky, Miriam
Teachers' Choice Award for Preschool 2018 Winner!

Loose parts capture children's curiosity, give free reign to their imagination, and encourage creativity. This form of play allows infants to be in control and recognize the power of their bodies and actions. A variety of new...

Item No. 9781605544649
$32.95
Loose Parts 3: Inspiring Culturally Sustainable Environments
Daly, Lisa
Loose parts cross the boundaries of gender, age, abilities, and socioeconomic challenges. Loose Parts 3, the newest addition to the wildly popular Loose Parts series, helps teachers make a conscious effort to create culturally sustainable environments that allow children to grow and to...
Item No. 9781605544663
$32.95
Loose Parts 4: Inspiring 21st Century Living
Beloglovsky, Miriam
Loose parts are natural or synthetic found, bought, or upcycled materials--acorns, hardware, stones, aluminum foil, fabric scraps, for example--that children can move, manipulate, control, and change within their play. Loose parts capture children's curiosity, give free rein to their imagination,...
Item No. 9781605545899
$32.95
Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children
Beloglovsky, Miriam
Winner of the 2015 Brain Child Award from Tillywig...
Item No. 9781605542744
$32.95
Lotta Jansdotter Paper Pattern Play
Jansdotter, Lotta
A lifelong artist, Lotta Jansdotter has been creating patterns and motifs for fun since childhood and professionally since 1996. Her organic, playful, and timeless designs have appeared on everything from sewing and quilting fabrics to rugs, bedsheets, baby gear, dishes, and more. For Paper,...
Item No. 9781419728914
$29.99
Make a Face with Ed Emberley
Emberley, Ed
Make a Face takes circles, squares, diamonds, and rectangles, and lets you makes faces of all descriptions.

Ed Emberley's multi-million-selling drawing alphabet system has never gone out of style. His original series of drawing books has been selling steadily since the '70s. In this new...

Item No. 9780991293520
$16.95
Making a Great Exhibition
Globus, Doro
"It never occurred to me while growing up that art is an industry involving countless jobs, so if this book helps shed light to just one kid that it is a viable career option, then it has done its job, as art is indescribably important!" --Oliver Jeffers, Artist and Illustrator

"This book...

Item No. 9781644230497
$18.99
Making an Impression
Zlatkis, Geninne
Popular illustrator and stamper Geninne Zlatkis has a passion for nature and color that distinguishes her work. These 20 beautiful projects--including cards, an embellished journal and tote, and decorative wall pieces--provide the keys to Geninnes creative process and image-making process. In...
Item No. 9781454701255
$21.95
Making Books with Kids
Smith, Esther K

Spread the joy and craft of books in your family with Making Books with Kids. This inspiring collection features more than 25 creative, kid-friendly projects in design, illustration, paper decorating, binding techniques, and more.

Book artist and author Esther K. Smith offers...

Item No. 9781631590818
$24.99
Making Handmade Books
Golden, Alisa
In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone. In as little as an afternoon, beginners will be on their way to folding, gluing, and sewing handmade books in a...
Item No. 9781600595875
$19.95
Making Make-Believe
Kohl, Maryann
Explore the world of make-believe with fun and easy-to-make props and costumes. Create a life-size igloo out of milk jugs or put on a puppet show in your very own Lighted Box Stage! Making Make-Believe offers storybook play, games, cooking, mini-plays, dress-up costumes, puppet ideas, and...
Item No. 9780876591987
$16.95
Map Art Lab
McNeilly, Linden

Travel through the exciting world of cartography with Map Art Lab. This fun and creative book features 52 map-related activities set into weekly exercises, beginning with legends and lines, moving through types and styles, and then creating personalized maps that allow you to journey to...

Item No. 9781592539055
$26.99
Marker Workshop
Prood, Sasha
Take your drawing, doodling, or lettering to the next level and explore the incredibly diverse medium of fine-tip markers with this two-book set (an instruction book and corresponding workbook). Follow along as artist Sasha Prood teaches all the skills you'll need to create your own beautifully...
Item No. 9781419733529
$24.99
Math Art and Drawing Games for Kids
Tripp, Karyn
In Math Art and Drawing Games for Kids, you'll find an amazing collection of more than 40 hands-on art activities that make learning about math fun!
  • Create fine art-inspired projects using math, including M. C. Escher's tessellations, Wassily Kandinski's abstractions...
  • Item No. 9781631597695
    $19.99
    Mix it Up
    Tullet, Herve
    An interactive picture book from the New York Times bestselling Prince of Preschool

    Great for toddlers, preschoolers, and early readers to learn about combining colors in a fun and imaginative way.

    A mess-free way to learn about transforming colors and following...

    Item No. 9781452137353
    $15.99
    My Fairy Library
    Open the box to go on an adventure into Fairyland and create a library of magical miniature books that you can really read!

    Cleverly disguised as a book on your shelf, My Fairy Library opens to reveal everything you need to create miniature volumes of your favorite fairy tales along with...

    Item No. 9781786274830
    $19.99
    Nature's Art Box
    Martin, Laura C
    Take your child's creativity outside! Laura C. Martin offers 65 art projects that kids can make with materials found right in their backyard. There's no limit to the imaginative possibilities as children mix paints from colorful flower blossoms, dig clay for molding elf-sized furniture, and craft...
    Item No. 9781580174909
    $16.95
    Oh My Gouache
    Ingram, Zoe
    Welcome to the wonderful world of painting with gouache, with the creative guidance of popular artist and illustrator Zoe Ingram.
    In this comprehensive beginner's guide, Zoe shares everything she possibly can about getting started with gouache painting. Why gouache? Because this...
    Item No. 9781446308318
    $22.99
    Paint and Frame: Botanical Painting
    Boccaccini Meadows, Sara
    Learn to create precious watercolor paintings that you can paint and frame in just one day.

    Paint and Frame: Botanical Painting features 20 charming modern watercolor projects including florals, nature scenes, and more. With step-by-step instructions and watercolor paper...
    Item No. 9781631064982
    $19.99
    Paper Zoo
    Sabini, Oscar
    This ingenious and charming activity book makes it possible for anybody, ages three and up, to create colorful animal collages. Young artists tear apart decorated sheets of patterned paper, either their own or those found in the back of the book, paste them onto blank cards, also provided, and then...
    Item No. 9781616894399
    $19.95
    Pencil Workshop
    Prood, Sasha

    Explore the creative possibilities of the artist’s most accessible tool—the pencil
     
    Never has the humble pencil—the most readily available and affordable of art supplies—produced such exciting and sophisticated effects. In Pencil Workshop, author and artist Sasha Prood brings a sense of experimentation and fun to sketching with graphite, colored, and watercolor pencils. Through 50 different experiments, you’ll learn traditional techniques like hatching, contouring, and stippling; develop your skills by creating compositions; and try out the unique effects that you can achieve with blenders and water-soluble pencils. This unique instruction book is structured so that you have space to do pencil test swatches and draw directly on the pages next to the author’s examples. Pencil Workshop provides everything you need to explore the limitless creative potential of this versatile medium!

    Explore the creative possibilities of the artist's most accessible tool--the pencil

    Never has the humble pencil--the most readily available and affordable of art supplies--produced such exciting and sophisticated effects. In Pencil Workshop, author and artist Sasha Prood brings a...

    Item No. 9781419741449
    $19.99
    Play, Make, Create
    Cherry, Meri
    Packed with joyful and educational art experiences for kids, Play, Make, Create offers fun and engaging imaginative activities focused on the fun and reward of creating, not just producing a final project.

    Founded in a process-based philosophy, this unique book...
    Item No. 9781631597169
    $25.99
    Preschool Art
    Kohl, Maryann
    Anyone working with preschoolers and early primary age children will want this book. Over 200 activities teach children to explore and understand their world through open-ended art experiences that emphasize the process of art, not the product. Activities are included for painting, drawing, collage...
    Item No. 9780876591680
    $24.95
    Print & Stamp Lab
    Bunkers, Traci
    Artist and popular workshop instructor Traci Bunkers can turn just about anything into an interesting stamp, printing block, or tool. In this book, she shows readers how to see overlooked, everyday objects in a new way, and how to "MacGyver" them into easy to use printing blocks and tools. Readers...
    Item No. 9781592535989
    $22.99