Nature's Paintbox: Colors from the Natural World for the Young Artist (and Those Who Are Young at Heart)
Waldorf handwork teacher and artist, Mona Lewis, has lovingly curated 20 seasonal activities from her classroom lessons in this extensive volume. Colorful examples, clear how-to descriptions and a smattering of historical references set the stage for these timeless arts. Chapters are arranged in seasons, each one beginning with a story to bring a sense of wonder to the work.
This is great resource for parents to enjoy with their children, homeschooling families who want to bring experiences of nature into their lessons, teachers to use in the classroom and artists who would like to try their hand working with natural colors!
"Teaching Handwork in the Waldorf educational setting for the last 20 years has allowed me to try out my ideas with children from kindergarten to 12th grade, and adults as well. Slowly, over time I came up with a collection of seasonal projects that could be done with artists of different ages, and all folded into the Waldorf curriculum." - Mona Lewis
- 268 pages
- 8.5" x 11"
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