"Full of enough projects to keep a classful of inquisitive minds exploring art for years, with materials as close as your garden or the burrs on your sweater."
~ Lynn Johnston, Cartoonist, "For Better or for Worse"
"Celebrate Earth Day every day with "Good Earth Art" ... a book of useful, easy, and important learnings for earth's young citizens."
~ Kim Solga, editor, KidsArt Magazine and author of the Art for Children series
"We have enjoyed MaryAnn as a regular guest on our children's television show, Take Part!, sharing projects from "Scribble Art" and "Mudworks". The creative recycling in "Good Earth Art" is perfect for our young viewers and for our planet."
~ Lois Walker, author, columnist, and host of Take Part!, children's television series
"A wealth of ideas for creating beautiful art utilizing the earth's natural resources as well as recycled materials."
~ Dr. Robert Rockwell, Director of Early Childhood Education, Southern Illinois University, and author of "Hug a Tree" and "Mudpies to Magnets"
From the Back Cover
FOR CLASSROOMS HOME CHILDCARE
HOMESCHOOL CAMP SCOUTS
An Earth-Friendly Collection
of Imaginative Projects for Kids
of All Ages
GOOD EARTH ART offers a creative variety of art
projects that develop an awareness of the environment and
encourage a caring attitude towards the earth. using
materials collected from nature or saved from the trashbin,
kids explore and enjoy their creativity with results
bounded only by imagination.
Car Part Sculpture
Inner Tube Prints
Natural Berry Dye
Wood Scrap Sculpture
Over 200 Practical, Easy and Open-Ended
Art Experiences Utilizing Recycled
and Natural Materials
Written by MaryAnn F. Kohl and Cindy Gainer. MaryAnn is an
experienced teacher and the author of "Scribble Art" and
"Mudworks", award winning art ideas books for children. Cindy
is an art specialist, teacher, writer, and illustrator.