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Reggio-Inspired Learning

Insights and Inspirations from Reggio Emilia

Edited by Lella Gandini, Susan Etheredge, and Lynn Hill

Grades PreK–5 Insights and Inspirations from Reggio Emilia captures and celebrates 30 years of the Reggio Emilia innovative presence and inspiration in North American early childhood educational thought and practice. Learn more…

Thinking with a Line

By Cathy Weisman Topal

Grades PreK–6 Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach and by the work of Friedrich Froebel, this teacher’s guide offers strategies for teaching basic printmaking. Teachers and students of all ages delight in discovering that with a little piece of cardboard and some paint they can print a multitude of linear structures — shapes, letters, alphabets, signs & posters, patterns, designs, buildings and architectural forms, skeletons, machines, and more… This innovative approach provides an effective and developmentally appropriate approach for increasing visual learning, motor skills, language development, and critical thinking using the basic art element, line. Learn more…

Children and Painting

By Cathy Weisman Topal

Grades PreK–5 Everything you need to teach basic painting concepts and techniques. Complete with step-by-step instructions to help students develop visual awareness using positive feedback. Learn more…

Beautiful Stuff!

By Cathy Weisman Topal and Lella Gandini

Grades PreK–2 Help nurture children’s creativity through experimentation, reflection, and exploring. Includes activities for sorting and categorizing, and strategies for collecting and organizing found materials. Learn more…

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Explorations in Art Kindergarten

Explorations in Art, Kindergarten

Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, only Explorations in Art combines a solid foundation in how to use tools and materials with the delight of exploring materials, developing skills and inventing new ways to create.
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