ERIC Number: ED035130
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Reaching the Retarded Through Art.
Baumgartner, Bernice B.; Shultz, Joyce B.
Included in the manual on art are suggestions concerning growth through a good classroom climate, orderly arrangements, displays, and a good visual experience; a view of development through art, concept differentiation, motor and sensory skills, self fulfillment and thought processes, and art as therapy; and the art program itself. The program consists of drawing and painting; playing with blocks; tearing, cutting, folding, and pasting; printing; modeling; using fabric; creating three dimensional objects with cardboard, wood, and scrap materials; and learning to think, write, use the body, and learn number concepts. Also provided are numerous examples of art work and a program illustrating the materials used, the learning process involved, possible related experiences, and utilizing art techniques throughout the school curriculum. (JM)
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Materials, Exceptional Child Education, Freehand Drawing, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, Painting (Visual Arts), Program Guides, Psychomotor Skills, Self Concept, Teaching Methods
Mafex Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 519, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15907
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