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This book offers lively literacy lessons for children aged 5 to 11, including imagination and visualization, picture books, photographs, paintings, films and television, and comics.

Art as a Start
Art as a start

Recent projects involving children and art galleries all over the country have demonstrated only too clearly what may be achieved when different disciplines are joined. Many art galleries and museums have education programmes and the Tate especially has an online course for anyone wishing to develop their subject knowledge on modern art. Great works of art may be examined from different points of view. This enables children to react and respond to the emotions aroused by the study of paintings and sculptures and has proven to be successful in stimulating imagination and creativity.

This chapter will look at the work of three artists whose work is freely available through reproduction on calendars, postcards and prints advertised for sale on ...

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