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Environmental Art

Belair a World of Display PSHCE

By (author) Hilary Ansell
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Folens Publishers UK, Dunstable, United Kingdom
Imprint: Belair Publications Ltd
Published: 25th May 2007
Dimensions: w 214mm h 280mm
Weight: 313g
Interest age: From 5
Key stage: UK School Key Stage 1
ISBN-10: 184191469X
ISBN-13: 9781841914695
Barcode No: 9781841914695
This book shows how exciting displays and activities by using the environment as a starting point. Useful for ages 5-11, this is a new addition to the best-selling "World of Display" series focusing on the environment. Environmental themes remain popular in the primary across all subjects, particularly science and geography. This book offers ideas to develop these themes through art and design and design technology. It takes a fresh look at recycling materials and uses the environment as a source if inspiration for project work. It aims to demonstrate how reusable resources can be used wherever possible and includes themes for outdoor and indoor spaces, including stunning wall hangings and free standing sculpture.Chapters include: Using Found Materials, Inspired by the Environment, Recycle Recycle Recycle and Art in A Public Place. Some examples themes include: Funcky Fungi, The Rainforest, Constructing with Everyday Objects, Make it with Magazines and Ponds and Lakes. This book also contains: 23 exciting projects link art and display to a variety of environmental themes; and, Colourful and original ideas (2D & 3D) suitable for whole class or small group work. This book provides inspiration for a creative, cross-curricular approach, particularly suitable for geography and science links. Each theme contains: a high-quality photograph, featuring something of environmental interest, to stimulate class discussion; background information about the theme; a clear resource list; and step by step instructions as to how to complete the activities.

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"This colourful book for primary schools is a great source of unique environmental art projects both for inside and outside the classroom. From woodland floor pictures to window pendants made from leaves, art for public spaces and art from recycled materials, each of the 23 projects uses original resources and is laid out with clear concise instructions and inspirational pictures." - Learning Through Landscapes, September 2008