Chapter 1: Introduction. Chapter 2: Getting Started. Chapter 3: Activities- A Group Collage for Touching, Beginning Collages, Box-Lid Collages, Cardboard Puzzles, Colored Magazine-Page Art, Construction-Paper Buildings, Construction-Paper Characters, Corrugated-Cardboard Designs, Creative Bird Binoculars, Crumpled-Paper Designs, Cupcake Liner Art, Cut or Torn Paper Snowflakes, Cutting-Paper Fun-Spirals, Cutting Paper Fun-Squares and Triangles, Dioramas, Egg-Carton Baskets, Egg-Carton Buggy Things, Egg-Carton Creatures, Egg-Carton Gardens, Folded Paper Masks, Fun with Paper, Imaginary Animals, Junk-Mail Jewels, Me-Mobiles, Milk-Carton Birdhouses, Milk-Carton Construction Fun, Nesting Cup Toys, Paper-Bag Creations, Paper-Bag Fish, Paper-Bag Kites, Paper Batik, Paper Floats, Paper-Plate Color Mixing, Paper-Plate Color, Paper-Plate Hats, Pape-Plate Insects and Such, Paper-Plate Lacing Designs, Paper-Plate Masks, Paper-Poises Potpourri, Paper Texture Collage, Paper-Tube Creations, Paper-Tube Sliding Things, Paper Weaving, Small-Grained Paste Creations, Tearing Punching Stapling, Tissue-Paper Art, Tissue-Paper Jewelery, Tissue-Paper Plaids, Torn-Paper Pictures, Translucent Paper. Chapter 4: Index by Ages.
About the Author
Mary Mayesky, Ph.D., is a certified preschool, elementary, and secondary teacher. She is a former professor in the Program in Education at Duke University, former director of the Early Childhood Certification Program, and supervisor of student teachers. She has served as assistant director for programs in the Office of Day Services, Department of Human Resources, State of North Carolina. She is also the former principal of the Mary E. Phillips Magnet School in Raleigh, North Carolina, the first licensed extended day magnet in the Southeast. She has served several terms on the North Carolina Day Care Commission and on the Wake County School Board. Dr. Mayesky has worked in Head Start, child care, kindergarten, and YWCA early childhood programs and has taught kindergarten through grade 8 in the public schools. She has written extensively for professional journals and for general-circulation magazines in the areas of child development and curriculum design. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was named Woman of the Year in Education by the North Carolina Academy of the YWCA. Her other honors include being named Outstanding Young Educator by the Duke University Research Council, receiving the American Association of School Administrators Research Award, and being nominated for the Duke University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award.