The World of Art in MORE Kid’s Books

  The World of Art in MORE Kid’s Books     As promised in January’s post about Art Books, here is another bunch of books about art, artists, and some fiction stories featuring art.   BOOKS ABOUT A SINGLE ARTIST   Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker Jackson Pollack…

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Creative Art Sites for Kids

  Creative Art Sites for Kids   This week’s posts are all about art!  Here are some fun sites to get your creative juices flowing!   NGAKids Art Zone from National Gallery of Art Includes 15 different interactive art activities.   Art from Kidsites.com Includes instruction, activities, games, and information.   Jackson Pollock from JacksonPollock.org…

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Boost Literacy Skills with Interactive Art Activities

  Boost Literacy Skills with Interactive Art Activities   Monday’s book post had lots of books about art. Here are some sites with art information and interactive art activities. There are many opportunities to learn and create. These sites are very engaging and being engaged boosts learning LOT!   Art from Kids.gov Includes 16 areas to explore…

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Guest Post: Using Art to Build Literacy Skills

            My friend Lori Carpenter was the art teacher in my former school. Every day, I loved walking down our school halls and seeing the wonderful art created by her students. Now that Lori has retired, I asked her if she’d do a guest post. Smart move!     Using Art to Build Literacy Skills by Lori Carpenter…

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