Art and Craft Themes is a comprehensive, well-organised resource of interesting age-appropriate craft activities based on the following popular early childhood themes:
Teddy bears and Dinosaurs.
The activities in this book will engage young children, challenge them, promote their independence and provide them with many hours of fun. Discussing and playing with the craft they create can provide numerous incidental opportunities for children to also develop literacy and numeracy concepts.
a comprehensive collection of more than 60 craft activities to be completed by early years children
based around 11 popular early childhood themes
supports the development of fine motor skills, creativity and literacy
challenging but age-appropriate fine motor tasks
practice in cutting, tracing, colouring and gluing
opportunities to construct craft with minimal adult help, fostering independence and promoting self-esteem
attractive 2-D and 3-D constructions suitable for home and school play
minimal additional resources required
ideas for using and displaying craft
opportunities for teachers to incidentally develop literacy and numeracy concepts