Home Art Studio on DVD & DVD-ROM: Kindergarten

Integrating art into your homeschool should be fun! 

Home Art Studio homeschool art curriculum DVDs are designed to increase students' love and appreciation for the visual arts while providing an opportunity to improve their abilities to problem-solve, think creatively, and express themselves artistically. Art history lessons are also integrated throughout, as well as cross-curricular suggestions for math and social studies. Students are introduced to drawing, painting, and sculpting, while lessons emphasize how art is everywhere. 

Just one lesson per week will allow you to complete the program in less than a year. You simply need to provide the supplies! Lesson plan PDF documents are included on the DVD-ROM to help teachers make the most of each lesson-time. Easy-to-follow lessons are age-appropriate and concepts are reinforced in later grades; students may work at their own pace without any fear of falling behind. This program is perfect for parents who don't have a lot of art experience, but who want to ensure that their children receive a well-rounded arts education. 

Kindergarteners will learn to identify and draw different kinds of lines as well as create patterns through repetition of lines and shapes. They will be able to recognize and draw geometric and organic shapes. Students also learn how to use art materials in a safe, responsible manner. 18 Projects. 

218 minutes on DVD-ROM. Grade K.

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Art Projects--Grade K5

Introduce children to basic art concepts such as painting and shapes while continuing to build their coordination and fine motor skills. Arranged by month, the 47 projects in Art Projects K are correlated with lessons, Bible teachings and the seasons. Activities include a "what I need" materials list, "what to do" step by step direction section, and notes for the teacher, along with the full-color pages needed to cut out. Grades K5/Kindergarten.

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ARTistic Pursuits, Early Elementary K-3 An Introduction to the Visual Arts

Allow your student's artistic side room to flourish with Artistic Pursuits! Requiring no expertise or experience, students will benefit from a complete overview of the artistic process from concept to creation. Developing observational skills important in art while involving students in the creative process, Artistic Pursuits is a full-fledged art program that teaches art history, the elements of art and composition, and media and technique while encouraging students towards creative expression. 

The "Early Elementary" series of books introduces children to the visual arts and art history through colorful illustrations and fun art projects. When all three books in the series have been completed, students will have received a chronological introduction to art from cave drawings through the 1960s. Early Elementary K-3 Book 1: An Introduction to the Visual Arts focuses on what artists do (basics, types of art, art materials), what artists see (shape, form, line, color), and where we find art (caves, pyramids, cathedrals). 

Each Book 1 lesson is set up with the introductory text that explains the main skill or concept of visual art, followed by an interactive lesson that asks children to look, analyze, and discuss a work of classic art. The project is the last step in the process, and includes pictures that other students have completed as well as a list of materials needed. Projects include mixing various colors, drawing overlapping elements from a model, painting textures found in nature, and more. 

Early Elementary books are designed to include both parent/child interaction and independent work. Parents read the lesson and participate in activities or discussion before providing the art supplies for the child to create on his or her own. Lessons take 5-10 minutes to present with projects taking 30-60 minutes, depending on the child. 

A list of all required materials is provided at the front of the book. This revised and expanded 3rd edition offers additional art instruction specific to art materials and techniques used by artists. 

95 pages, comb binding with plastic protector-cover. Early Elementary Book 1, Grades Kindergarten-3rd.

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ARTistic Pursuits, Early Elementary K-3 Stories of Artists and Their Art

Allow your student's artistic side room to flourish with Artistic Pursuits! Requiring no expertise or experience, students will benefit from a complete overview of the artistic process from concept to creation. Developing observational skills important in art while involving students in the creative process, Artistic Pursuits is a full-fledged art program that teaches art history, the elements of art and composition, and media and technique while encouraging students towards creative expression. 

The "Early Elementary" series of books introduces children to the visual arts and art history through colorful illustrations and fun art projects. When all three books in the series have been completed, students will have received a chronological introduction to art from cave drawings through the 1960s. Early Elementary K-3 Book 2: Stories of Artists and Their Art focuses on various artists and their style of art according to the time they lived in. Students will learn new techniques for making their own art, and engage in various projects. 

Each Book 2 lesson is set up with the introductory text that explains the main skill or concept of different eras of art, such as the Gothic Period, the Renaissance Period, the Mannerist Period, and others, followed by an interactive lesson that asks children to look, analyze, and discuss a work of classic art. The project is the last step in the process, and includes pictures that other students have completed as well as a list of materials needed. Projects include scratch art, drawing a picture using Spackling paste, dark ground drawing with oil pastels, and more. 

Early Elementary books are designed to include both parent/child interaction and independent work. Parents read the lesson and participate in activities or discussion before providing the art supplies for the child to create on his or her own. Lessons take 5-10 minutes to present with projects taking 30-60 minutes, depending on the child. 

A list of all required materials is provided at the front of the book. This revised and expanded 3rd edition offers additional art instruction specific to art materials and techniques used by artists. 

82 pages, comb binding with plastic protector-cover. Early Elementary Book 2, Grades Kindergarten-3rd.

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ARTistic Pursuits, Early Elementary K-3 Modern Painting and Sculpture

Allow your student's artistic side room to flourish with Artistic Pursuits! Requiring no expertise or experience, students will benefit from a complete overview of the artistic process from concept to creation. Developing observational skills important in art while involving students in the creative process, Artistic Pursuits is a full-fledged art program that teaches art history, the elements of art and composition, and media and technique while encouraging students towards creative expression. 

The "Early Elementary" series of books introduces children to the visual arts and art history through colorful illustrations and fun art projects. When all three books in the series have been completed, students will have received a chronological introduction to art from cave drawings through the 1960s. Early Elementary K-3 Book 3: Modern Painting and Sculpturefocuses on different abstract and sculpting works through elements of line, space, and color, as well as learning about various artists of the 18th century. 

Each Book 3 lesson is set up with the introductory text that explains the main skill or concept of impressionist and modern painting and sculpture, followed by an interactive lesson that asks children to look, analyze, and discuss a work of classic art. The project is the last step in the process, and includes pictures that other students have completed as well as a list of materials needed. Projects include painting a picture with Gouache, making a color wheel, learning to blend colors in order to create soft edges, and more. 

Early Elementary books are designed to include both parent/child interaction and independent work. Parents read the lesson and participate in activities or discussion before providing the art supplies for the child to create on his or her own. Lessons take 5-10 minutes to present with projects taking 30-60 minutes, depending on the child. 

A list of all required materials is provided at the front of the book. This revised and expanded 3rd edition offers additional art instruction specific to art materials and techniques used by artists. 

92 pages, comb binding with plastic protector-cover. Early Elementary Book 3, Grades Kindergarten-3rd.

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Theory Time Primer Level - Theory Fundamentals

Teach your kids music theory in a fun and understandable way! Used in schools and homeschools across the country, Theory Time has helped children make their way through the scale and beyond. This Primer workbook covers keyboard basics, dynamics, the musical alphabet, treble & bass clef lines and spaces, types of notes and rests, and more. Vocabulary, ear training, graphic hints, and a review tests with fun sheets provide a variety of exercises that keep interests engaged and minds working on multiple levels, helping children to know the basics mentally as well as practically. This workbook may be used for beginning students from Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. 11 Lessons with 7 Fun Sheets; 59 pages, softcover.

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