LAMB'S BOOK OF ART PACK, REVISED

Introduce the basic principles of art with Barry Stebbings  The Lamb's Book of Art series! This kit includes volumes 1 and 2, as well as the teacher's guide for a complete art course. Students will learn color theory, drawing, anatomy, perspective, nature studies, portraits, cartooning, lettering, creative writing, portraits, nature scenes and more through clearly explained lessons, step-by-step illustrations, comprehension questions, and plenty of practice room. Volume 1 is designed to take one year, with volume 2 as a complementary text; either volume may be started first. Designed for ages 8-13. Volume 1 includes over 65 lessons; Volume 2 includes over 70 lessons.

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Lamb's Book of Art Pack, Revised


ART WORKS FOR KIDS, GRADES 1-6

Unleash the imagination in your child and begin nurturing a budding artist's creativity! Organized around a variety of media---painting, weaving, clay, printing, recyclables, nature---this innovative art course offers 68 inexpensive, high-quality projects requiring minimal preparation and cleanup. Beautiful full-color photos show actual children's artwork, and step-by-step illustrated instructions ensure successful experiences every time. Grades 1 to 6. 160 pages, softcover from Evan-Moor.

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Art Works for Kids, Grades 1-6

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THE USBORNE ART IDEAS PACK

It's like a self-contained art school---all your students need to enroll is a little paper and plenty of imagination! They'll want to don their smocks as they learn about mixing colors, patterns, and painting techniques. Provides step-by-step instruction on projects including serene watercolors, vivid crayon creations, and I-made-it-myself cards. Includes brush, water colors, oil pastels, wax crayons, and 32-page spiralbound book. Ages 9 to 12.

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THE AMERICAN GIRLS HANDY BOOK CENTENNIAL EDITION

If Tom Sawyer had been a girl, Aunt Polly would certainly have seen to it that she had a copy of this book--and with a heartfelt blessing. It's a magical cornucopia of projects, devices, toys, gifts, dolls, recipes, decorations, perfumes, wax and clay modelling, oil and water-color painting and games, all with clear and practical directions for how to make and play them. Vintage Americana by the Beard sisters, two of the founders of Girl Scouting in the United States. A delightful gift from great-great-grandmother's house.

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The American Girls Handy Book Centennial Edition

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American Girls Handy Book: How to Amuse Yourself and Others (Nonpareil Books)


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THE AMERICAN BOY'S HANDY BOOK: WHAT TO DO AND HOW TO DO IT, CENTENNIAL EDITION

First published in 1882, this is a wealth of projects and games, with practical directions on how to make them, by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America. The ultimate pre-TV, anti-couch potato activity book, it answers the question, "What's there to do?"

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THE MUSIC BOOK

Elementary age students will quickly grasp the basic elements of music through the step-by-step approach taught in this 40-page workbook. For grades 4-8, with 18 chapters, answer key and illustrations.

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The Music Book

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The Music Book, Grades 4-8 (World Teachers Press reproducibles)


READY TO READ MUSIC: SEQUENTIAL LESSONS IN MUSIC READING READINESS

Teach your 7- to 12-year-olds the basics behind making beautiful music! Althouse helps kids identify fundamental symbols and notations in four sequential units of eight lessons each. Covers staff, clefs, notes, rhythm, pitch, and tempo. Includes lesson review work sheets and answer key. 120 reproducible pages, spiralbound softcover from Alfred.

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Ready to Read Music: Sequential Lessons in Music Reading Readiness, Comb Bound Book


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A LITERATURE APPROACH TO THE HISTORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

This study guide is a musical journey from the Baroque Period of composition to the Modern period. Beginning with Corelli, the father of modern violin playing, and tracing the development of orchestral music up to the time of Igor Stravinsky, students will learn of the lives of great composers, many of whom were devoted Christians. The formation of the orchestra, as well as a study of each type of musical instrument is included. Grades 4-7. Buy at Christianbook:

History of Classical Music: A Literature Approach for Intermediate Grades

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Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers

Composers Card Game

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The Symphonies Vol. 1: Complete Classical Music Library (High Definition Classics)

Dance Me a Story: Twelve Tales from the Classic Ballets

Story of the Orchestra : Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music!

Musical Genius: A Story about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Creative Minds Biography)

Haydn's Farewell Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece)

Great Composers (Dover History Coloring Book)


The Story of the Orchestra Book & CD

Join "Orchestra Bob" as he gives youngsters a fun-filled introduction to classical music. Moving from the Baroque to the modern era, Bob highlights key composers from Vivaldi to Bernstein, including influences and interesting tidbits. He then "shows and tells" the history and idiosyncrasies of the instruments of the orchestra. Features whimsical illustrations throughout and a companion CD that provides listen-while-you-learn musical examples. Ages 9 to 12. 96 pages, hardcover from Workman.

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Theory Time: Workbook Series - Grade Five Early Intermediate

The Grade Five workbook presents stem rule, treble & bass clef note drill, introduction to 16th note & rest, dotted quarter note, ledger lines, melodic & harmonic intervals, half & whole steps, enharmonic notes, sharps, flats & naturals, major scale pattern, major scales & key signatures through five sharps & five flats, circle of 5ths, drawing major triads, primary chords, rhythm drill, vocabulary, grand staff, ear-training and a review test. Free ear training videos for each ear training exercise are hosted on the Theory Time YouTube channel. This workbook includes 67 pages, 14 lessons and 6 Fun Sheets.

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Essential Dictionary of Music

Bach to Zappa, Banjo to Xylophone, this handy dictionary features definitions and pronunciations of musical terms; composer biographies; sections on music theory, notation, and transposition; instrument listings; and more. 336 pages, softcover from Alfred.

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Meet the Great Composers Book 1 & CD

June Montgomery and Maurice Hinson, both respected authors, clinicians and teachers, have combined forces to explore the stories of 17 composers who have enriched our lives with their beautiful music. These 17 units have been designed to give students an appreciation and understanding of the composers whose music they play. Each unit includes several features including important facts about the composer, the story of the composer's life, an interesting essay about the composer's music or about the time in which the composer lived, a fun activity sheet that reinforces what the student has learned, and a suggested listening section.

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