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ERIC Number: ED449889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
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Folk Arts--Traditional Arts of Greece: Art Activities with Fibers, Fabrics and Weaving for Young Children.
Nikoltsos, Catherine
This paper describes a developmental arts activities program for preschool children centered on traditional Greek arts. The program's elements include discussion and observation of traditional arts, collection and categorization of textile materials, manipulation of the materials, production and work with the materials to construct various designs and objects, and evaluation by the children. The paper describes specific steps of the program, which include: (1) visits to an ethnological museum, crafts workshops, and fabric or carpet factories; (2) a folk-art corner in the classroom; (3) painting and drawing of traditional folk designs; (4) painting with string; (5) string collage and construction; (6) fabric collage and construction; and (7) weaving. Contains 19 references. (EV)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece