Everyone can learn how to draw- and feel truly proud of the results - using Mona Brookes' proven drawing methods. Now the author of America's best-selling art instruction book for young children provides a complete course for older children, teens and adult beginners.In Part I, you'll discover the many different styles you can choose to draw in and how to develop your own personal style.In Part II, you'll discover a unique way of seeing that allows you to draw any shape you observe. You'll learn the basics (from buying art supplies to planning your compositions) and all the good stuff- proportion, scale, perspective, contrast shading and special effects. Lastly, Mona provides essential information on drawing the human form, animals, still, landscapes, and buildings.It's all here. Now nothing can prevent you from discovering the joys of drawing. Open this book and you'll see what creative possibilities await you! Special NoteDrawing For Older Children & Teens includes special sections for art teachers and educators.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1991Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 18 and Up
Rev up and make spintacular works of art with Alex Craft's Fantastic Spinner. It's kid-powered -- no batteries are needed. Just squeeze the handle and drip the paint. It comes with 4 bottles of paint (1.35 fl. oz./40 ml. each), 20 spin paper cards, 3 colored cards, a splash shield and easy instructions.Product Dimensions (inches): 12 (L) x 3 (W) x 10.2 (H)Age: 6 years and upRecommended Ages:6 – 12
Lauri Toys Peel & Stick by Numbers With Lauri Toys Peel & Stick by Numbers, kids create beautiful pictures of wild animals by peeling and sticking colorful foam squares on the numbered scenery board. The kit includes a magnet strip for hanging the finished artwork on refrigerators, file cabinets or lockers. Why You'll Love It: Animals come alive in front of kids' eyes. Age: 5 years and up Features Peel and stick adhesive fixes the colorful foam squares easily and quickly Artwork looks clean and ideal Magnet strip for hanging the completed project on the wall Includes 4 numbered scene board(Giraffe, Elephant, Lion, Tiger) Over 3800 peel and stick foam mosaic squares 12 easy to use sheets of peel and stick foam Magnet strip Recommended Ages:5 – 12
Magnetic shapes, letters and numbers help students build important basic skills in readiness, reading and math. Children can make designs, match upper and lowercase letters, form words, build short sentences and even create simple equations. The desk-sized magnetic board is ideal for individual and center use. The dual-purpose coated metal board is perfect for use with magnetic letters or wipe-off markers. It's the perfect way to learn independently. It also works well with ReMarkable Magnetic Wipe-Off pens.Product Dimensions (inches): 11 (L) x 14 (H)
Bob Moog and Cris Lehman founded University Games in 1985. The company has added many divisions and broadened its scope a lot since then, but University Games products remain true to the standards set more than 24 years ago. The games are easy to learn. Start playing in five minutes. The games also keep all players involved, even when it's not their turn. The games are different every time you play. The games combine luck and skill, so every player has a chance to win. The games make learning fun. Creative game play and quality components are the standard, but that's not all University Games offer. From prestigious educational licenses like Brain Quest and Eric Carle to exciting entertainment licenses with Big Brain Academy Nintendo Software, Lego construction toys, the Worst-Case Scenario book series and Anti-Monopoly, University Games has original ways to have fun. So spend time with University Games and you can have a great time with the family, get to know the neighbors or even learn how to read. This unique coloring experience keeps kids occupied for hours of creative and interactive fun. Roll out the paper and create a 10-foot long mural or tear off smaller works of art to show off. It's easy to roll up and take anywhere and it's attractive to girls and boys. The "Can You Find?" activity and large format make play more interactive. The roll includes 5 crayons and a crayon sharpener inside the handles. It can be shelved horizontally or pegged vertically.Product Dimensions (inches): 3 (L) x 3 (W) x 19.2 (H)Age: 3 years and upRecommended Ages:3 and up
Djeco Collages For Little Ones Easy to make Djeco Collages For Little Ones includes four animal collage boards and more for kids to create four collages. Kids can easily create amazing collages by just sticking the pieces on the board. The directions for each collage are in a picture format making it simple and easy for kids to understand. Why You'll Love It: The cat, bear, mouse and rabbit collages come together with just a bit of crafty creativity. Age: 3 to 6 years
Granny Square Crochet Kit is an exciting way for children to learn the age-old art of crocheting. This award winning kit comes with crochet hook, plastic needle and 300 yards of vibrantly colored yarn. Children crochet their own Granny Squares, learning from the premade attached sample. They can sew their Granny Squares together to make stylish scarves, hip hats, or chic accessories. This kit is a non-messy, self-contained art activity, which is perfect for traveling or children who are sick in bed.Features include: -Easy to use, and helps children produce beautiful works of wearable art -Kit comes with crochet hook, plastic needle and 300 yards of vibrantly colored yarn-Non-messy, self-contained art activity, perfect for traveling or children who are sick in bed-Learn to crochet these colorful squares just like Grandma does!-Winner of the Creative Child Magazine "Preferred Choice Award"Recommended Ages:3 – 8
Similar to the successful Do You Doodle?, Nellie Ryan’s Beautiful Doodles invite every kid to enter and play-no pressure! On each of the generous-sized pages Ryan prompts doodlers with playful text and whimsical line drawings. From there doodlers go on a liberating flight of fancy. There are over 100 pages to complete and create in this book that is irresistible to kids eager to enjoy its spirit of adventure, imagination, creativity, and all things beautiful!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/26/2008Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Pencil Design & Sketch Kit is all you need to turn any drawing into a beautiful work of art! Great for school projects or gift.Little artists can lean to draw and sketch just like a professional artist!Snap-fit design keeps the pencils and paper in place.65 Piece Set!Durable plastic storage case.Everything included for fun right out of the convenient storage package.
Design wear-to-work perfect outfits for Barbie with the Barbie I Can Be Sketch Portfolio. The removable plastic stencils make it easy -- simply trace the perfect clothing and accessory combination and use the introductory pages to find tips and inspiration on how to color, shade and add details to make each outfit perfect for Barbie's different careers. Finish off and embellish the beautiful designs with the foil stickers included in the spiral-bound portfolio book. This sketch portfolio includes 40 Barbie formatted sketch pages featuring 5 different scenes, 5 removable plastic stencil sheets with 166 stencil designs, 95 stickers and instructions. It also includes a spiral-bound sketch portfolio with plastic cover.Product Dimensions (inches): 10.5 (L) x 0.8 (W) x 9.9 (H)Age: 4 years and upRecommended Ages:4 and up
In the newest addition to the best-selling Bear series, we find Bear hard at work as a postman. Follow Bear as he delivers letters, parcels and packages all over town, meeting other bears, all busy working at their different jobs.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/1/2008Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
With the call of Hey, you guys! Lets get to work, women and men shoulder drills and picks, board cranes and cement mixers, and set their equipment bulldozing and steamrolling across vibrant page spreads. Barton generates the excitement of road and building construction for young sidewalk engineers. BL. 1988 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book)Notable 1987 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1987 (NSTA/CBC)1987 Children's Books (NY Public Library)Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/25/1987Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Build your LEGO library book by book!It’s a busy day on the farm!A big farm needs big machines.Follow the farmers as they feed the animals and harvest the crops.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2011Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
If you were a snowman, what job would you choose?Ten years ago, on the publication of Snowmen at Night, we discovered the secret lives of snowmen. While we humans sleep, the snowmen go sledding, play baseball, and drink cocoa. But now it's revealed that snowmen don't just play all night--they have jobs to do, just like the parents of human kids. Dentists replace missing coal from snowman smiles while pet store owners help pair snowkids with their very own snowpuppy or snowfish to love. The pizza man delivers frozen pizza, and factory workers make the coolest toys in town.This fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Snowmen series is a gleeful, goofy delight. Kids will love spotting the silly details in each illustration, and the hidden pictures too. (They can look on the back side of the book jacket for a key to all that's concealed within.) Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/16/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
DM Creations Sketch Art Set DM Creations Sketch Art Set has the pencils, pastels and drawing pad to unleash the artist inside every kid. Every sketch can be a masterpiece. Why You'll Love It: Encourage kids to take art seriously with this serious sketching kit. Age: 6 to 15 yearsIncludes 1 Professional wood case 6 Sketch pencils 24 Page Art pad 36 Colored pencils 1 Pencil Sharpener 2 Erasers 36 Oil PastelsRecommended Ages:6 – 15
Radio Flyer Kid's Wheelbarrow Radio Flyer Kid's Wheelbarrow is designed for kid-sized fun. This little wheelbarrow is a tool of choice for hauling flowers, grass clipping, toys and other treasures. It looks like a real Wheelbarrow. Its authentic look and scaled down measurements make it easy for kids to play. The wheelbarrow has a sturdy steel body with smooth-finished handles. Its molded steal and rubber wheel can stand up rough terrain and difficult yard work. Thus, kids will have hours of fun collecting treasures with the wheelbarrow. Why You'll Love It: Radio Flyer Kid's Wheelbarrow helps children experience the outdoors better. This can become the favorite pastime for kids and engage them in learning new things. Age: 18 months to 7 years Features Seamless steel tray with no scratch edges Durable molded wheels Easy cleaning Rubber tires Weight Limits: Up to 30 lbs
As a kid, Will Ansel would spend hours rowing the creeks around Annapolis, Maryland. From his boat he could look down on the wrecks of Chesapeake skipjacks, and watch the turtles sun themselves on deckbeams and the tops of centerboard trunks. He found other types of Chesapeake boats there too, including the old "log" boats. Years later, Will built scaled-down skipjacks, wrote about them, and eventually went to work at Mystic Seaport as a ships' carpenter and boatbuilder. Will now lives in Georgetown, Maine, in an old house built at the water's edge, with a small shop and dock. The inventory of boats and kayaks is currently seven. Besides keeping up, using, and adding to these, he does some writing and painting, and work around a cabin in the woods.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2001Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
In A Color for Sketch, Mister Doodle tries to figure out what color to paint his dog Sketch's doghouse. This house needs a touch up, he thought. Paint would do the trick!But what color would Sketch like best? What color would he pick? Maybe a refreshing shade of blue, like the color of the sea.Or the golden yellow of a humming honeybee.As his search for a color that Sketch would approve of comes to an end, Mister Doodle soon realizes that he's actually known the perfect color all along!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/20/2011Pages: 34Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Etch A Sketch Classic Red Own a piece of nostalgia with the original Red Etch A Sketch. Enjoy this timeless classic with a simple twist of its renowned white knobs, and when you're through with your creation, shake the magic screen to start all over. With the World's Favorite Drawing Toy, the fun is endless. Product Measures: 13.8" x 10.5" x 2"Recommended Ages: 3 years and up
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