LEGO Neighborhood Book

Author: Brian Lyles
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593275716
Release Date: 2014-09-14
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In The LEGO Neighborhood Book, you’ll create buildings with real-world details like cornices and facades, and try your hand at interior design by filling your buildings with furniture and light fixtures. Then add the finishing touches to your models with plants, traffic lights, scaffolding, and park benches. Snap together a few houses, shops, and apartment buildings to create your own neighborhood! Inside you’ll find: * Complete, step-by-step instructions for four multistory buildings * Dozens of inspiring ideas to use in your own models * Mini builds for a recliner, old-time lamp post, traffic light, and more * A gallery of the authors’ designs For ages 10+

The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2

Author: Brian Lyles
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593279318
Release Date: 2018-11-06
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Step-by-step instructions show how to build detailed LEGO models of neighborhoods - complete with homes, stores, restaurants, barbershops, and more. Enter the fantastical world of model building. The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 is a full-color guide to creating intricate, bustling LEGO neighborhoods, and cities. In this second volume, a follow up to the runaway best-selling first volume, readers learn even more ways to create classic architectural styles using only LEGO bricks. In addition to creating entire buildings, LEGO model-building experts Brian and Jason Lyles also show readers how to create interesting architectural features like cornices, false fronts, porches, and detailed interiors and furniture. With instructions for three buildings and many smaller builds, The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 is sure to provide hours of building fun and inspiration for readers of all ages.

Indianapolis Monthly

Release Date: 2003-03

Indianapolis Monthly is the Circle City’s essential chronicle and guide, an indispensable authority on what’s new and what’s news. Through coverage of politics, crime, dining, style, business, sports, and arts and entertainment, each issue offers compelling narrative stories and lively, urbane coverage of Indy’s cultural landscape.

Growing Artists Teaching the Arts to Young Children

Author: Joan Bouza Koster
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111302740
Release Date: 2012-07-25
Genre: Education

GROWING ARTISTS: TEACHING THE ARTS TO YOUNG CHILDREN, 5th Edition, provides early childhood educators with the theoretical framework, current brain research, and background knowledge needed to design creative arts activities for young children from infancy through the primary grades. Beautifully illustrated with children's artwork, it features a wealth of child-tested dramatic arts, music, dance, and visual art activities that nurture children's creativity. The creation of a safe, sensory-appealing arts program in which works created by diverse peoples and cultures are valued is emphasized throughout. Focus is also placed on where arts activities are integrated into a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Children's literature about the arts, and ideas for adapting arts activities for children with special needs, are integrated into each chapter. Chapters cover the creative process; artistic, aesthetic, and sensory development; anti-bias; and community-building arts activities. Emergent curriculum, thematic teaching, the project approach, and art appreciation activities are also included. Examples of teaching in action model how to be an enthusiastic and effective teacher of the arts process. This book provides a rich resource of ideas and approaches that will inspire all those who work with young children to explore the arts process with them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Play at the Center of the Curriculum

Author: Judith Lieberman Van Hoorn
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UCSC:32106014427048
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Child development

This resource examines the natural connection between play and a young child's development. It advocates that play should be an integrated part of the early childhood curriculum and then demonstrates how to draw both the methods and the content of a successful curriculum from children's spontaneous play. Anecdotes of children's play, theories of play and development, and instructional strategies are interwoven throughout the book. Early childhood educators.

Winning Ways to Learn Ages 3 4 5

Author: Samuel J. Meisels
Publisher: Goddard PressInc
ISBN: 0966639766
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Family & Relationships

Helps parents become partners with teachers by reinforcing preschool classroom learning and activities at home.

The ecology of games

Author: Katie Salen
Publisher: The MIT Press
ISBN: UOM:39015073870183
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Games

An exploration of games as systems in which young people participate as gamers, producers, and learners.Read the complete open access editionHERE.


ISBN: UOM:39015045470674
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Activity programs in education