When it comes to art, young children need to experience a variety of media. Crafts for Young Children contains 40 age-appropriate arts and crafts projects for children ages four to six. Projects in this books use paint, paper, molding mediums, crayon, fabric, common household items, and found objects.
Types of arts and crafts techniques include: printing, sculpting, painting, sewing, weaving, collage, and 3-D constructions.
The wide variety of projects include: crayon resist sailboats, baker's clay snail, an octopus for your bath, an origami mouse, a box puzzle, a pie pan mobile, sun collage, a hairy egg head, a caterpillar from a sock, magic wand, finger puppets, decorated box, bead pin, and more.
Each project provides: a materials list, step-by-step illustrated directions, reproducible patterns where needed. Playful, instructional illustrations throughout. All 80 pages perforated for easy removal.