Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Book Review: Time Saving Art Projects for the Busy Teacher by Diane Robbins

Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received this book, free of charge,from the Boglsen group, for review purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about it

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After teaching for almost 40 years, Diane Robbins continues to share her passion for art, teaching and children with the release of Time Saving Art Projects for the Busy Teacher.

“I want to inspire teachers to be resourceful, creative and passionate in teaching art to the young ones with this new set of basicart patterns,” Robbins said.

This book aims to assist teachers in teaching art skills with a minimum amount of work, time and resources needed for grades K-6 children.

Time Saving Art Projects for the Busy Teacher offers an efficient teaching tool to smoothly facilitate art projects in the classroom because it's simple and easy to follow. The projects can also be used to reinforce many skills including following directions, measurement, matching, sorting and eye-hand coordination.

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just in time for the holidays, this book is perfect for the busy, "I can't draw a straight line teacher'! It lets you copy the templates and then shows you how to put the pattern pieces together to make simple holiday forms. 

Time Saving Art Projects for the Busy Teacher sample 1

Isn't this owl too cute? It is SO easy with these templates! There are 23 designs and over 30 templates. The book really helps break down basic art into shapes, which allows for math education as well. Which means it works great for homeschoolers too! It would also be a great holiday season present for your favorite teacher! But you could use the templates year round to make different patterns and shapes, once you get started with this book, you'll see all the possibilities about learning to draw, basing it on shapes!

About the Author:

Diane Robbins grew up in Wheeling, West Virginia. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education from West Liberty State College, Master of Arts degree in Special Education from West Virginia University and Computer Technology certification from Franciscan University of Steubenville. She taught for more than 38 years. She usedart activities to help special needs students with eye hand coordination skills, following directions and measurement skills.

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