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Calabash Cat

Calabash Cat | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

Calabash Cat by James Rumford.  Fantastic for social studies, language arts and visual art integration.  Offers much in terms of problem-solving, hands-on learning and personalization.  Great for extending writings.

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The Copy Crocs

The Copy Crocs | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

The Copy Crocs by David Bedford, Emily Bolam.  Glue two pieces of 12x18" green paper together to make a 3 foot long crocodile!  Let kids personalize and add texture by stamping with tempera paints and shapes.  Add legs, teeth and eyes to personalize. Awesome project!

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The Apple Pie Tree

The Apple Pie Tree

~ Zoe Hall (author) More about this product
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The Apple Pie Tree: Fantastic children's book for collage, texture and painting techniques.

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The Rainbow Fish

The Rainbow Fish

Product by North-South / Night Sky Books ~ Marcus Pfister (author) More about this product
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The Rainbow Fish 

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Hooray for Fish!

Hooray for Fish! | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it
Revel in all things fishy in this undersea riot of color and rhyme — an oversize read-aloud from picture book artist Lucy Cousins.Paddle along with Little Fish on a mesmerizing underwater tour of friends spotty and stripy, happy and gripy, hairy...

Fantastic book for teaching adjectives, painting and problem-solving!

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This is the House that Jack Built - Simms Taback

This is the House that Jack Built - Simms Taback | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

"What happened in the house that Jack built? It all started with the cheese that lay in the house that Jack built. And then came the rat that ate the cheese and the cat who killed the rat. Caldecott Medal?winning author and illustrator Simms Taback brings his distinctive humor and creativity to the beloved story of Jack and the house that he built."

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I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! - Karen Beaumont, David Catrow

I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! - Karen Beaumont, David Catrow | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

"Karen Beaumont's zippy text and David Catrow's zany illustrations turn an infamous childhood activity into raucous storytime fun, giving a silly twist to the fine art of self-expression."

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Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp - Carol Diggory Shields, Scott Nash

Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp

~ Carol Diggory Shields (author) More about this product
Price $15.99

"With illustrations by Scott Nash that leap off the page like a raptor doing the fandango, Carol Diggory Shields tells dinosaur devotees all about reptilian revelry. Full color."

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Dem Bones - Bob Barner

Dem Bones

~ Bob Barner (author) More about this product
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"Colorful torn paper collages bring to life this classic African American spiritual. The frolicking skeletons will captivate children and adults while they sing along with this well-known, catchy song. Accompanied by interesting, informative "bone facts" this book makes a wonderful addition to both home and classroom libraries and a fun treat for Halloween!"

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Zentangle for Kidz - Sandy Steen Bartholomew

#3463 Zentangle for Kidz (Design Originals)

~ Sandy Steen Bartholomew (author) More about this product
Price: $8.99

Zentangles are such a fun thing to get into! Until recently I was not much of a "draw in class" kind of person, but then I discovered zentangles, and my world was changed.

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Glad Monster, Sad Monster - Ed Emberley, Anne Miranda

Glad Monster, Sad Monster

~ Anne Miranda (author) More about this product
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This is a simply illustrated book about feelings! What wonderful collage and meaningful lesson plans could come from this?

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Van Gogh and the Sunflowers - Laurence Anholt

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Peanut

Peanut | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

Peanut by Linas Alsenas.  A lonely elderly lady finds a lost elephant in the park and keeps him for a pet.

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Animal Dreaming: An Aboriginal Dreamtime Story

Animal Dreaming: An Aboriginal Dreamtime Story | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

Animal Dreaming: An Aboriginal Dreamtime Story.

Great book for a language art/visual art integrated dot painting project.

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The Mixed-Up Chameleon

The Mixed-Up Chameleon

Product by HARPER COLLINS PUBLISHERS ~ Eric Carle (author) More about this product
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The Mixed-Up Chameleon.  Learn to appreciate who you are and don't try to be someone else.  Great for painting, problem-solving and self-expression. Eric Carle

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Only One You

Only One You

Product by Cooper Square Publishing Llc ~ Linda Kranz (author) More about this product
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Great children's book for helping kids understand similarities, differences and appreciate who they are and how they are special and unique.  Great for painting, problem-solving, self-esteem and building classroom unity. By Linda Kranz.

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Lines That Wiggle - Candace Whitman, Steve Wilson

Lines That Wiggle - Candace Whitman, Steve Wilson | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

"Follow the glittery line that runs through this picture book and turns itself into all kinds of things: the waves above an octopus, the veins in a leaf, the wrappings curling around a mummy, and the trapping threads of a spiderweb. Candace Whitman's catchy rhyming text is brought to life by a host of creepy critters from first-time illustrator Steve Wilson."

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Iggy Peck, Architect - Andrea Beaty, David Roberts

Iggy Peck, Architect - Andrea Beaty, David Roberts | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

"Iggy has one passion: building. His parents are proud of his fabulous creations. When his second-grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up! With Andrea Beaty’s irresistible rhyming text and David Roberts’s puckish illustrations, this book will charm creative kids everywhere, and amuse their sometimes bewildered parents."

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Giraffes Can't Dance - Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees

Giraffes Can't Dance - Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees | Elementary Art: Children's Books | Scoop.it

"With this rhyming, poignant (in a cartoonish way) tale, Giles Andreae, author of Rumble in the Jungle, and numerous other picture books, shows insecure young readers that everyone can be wonderful, even those that march to the beat of a different cricket. The rhymes are somewhat awkward, but the bold, bright watercolors by Guy Parker-Rees will invite readers to kick up their heels and find their own internal harmony."

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The Way I Feel

The Way I Feel

~ Janan Cain (author) More about this product
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The zany characters who sniffle, soar and shriek through this book will help young kids understand the concept of such emotions as joy, disappointment, boredom and anger.

 

"The Way I Feel" will also show kids how to express their feelings with words. "Finally we have a resource which teaches children how to articulate what they feel," wrote a health educator.

(The imaginative illustrations and verses are sensitive and free of bias and slang.)

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Zentangle Basics - Suzanne McNeill

#3450 Zentangle Basics

~ Suzanne McNeill (author) More about this product
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Art - Patrick McDonnell

Art

~ Patrick McDonnell (author) More about this product
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Do YOU Have a Hat? - Eileen Spinelli

Do You Have a Hat?

~ Eileen Spinelli (author) More about this product
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Illustrated by Geraldo Valerio

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