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1st Edition

Creative Crafts in Education

ISBN 9781138394513
Published July 16, 2020 by Routledge
350 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1952, this title looks at how various creative crafts were taught in school and whether this had the ability to eventually transform our social environment. The author looks at craft education first in the primary years and then in adolescence, she goes on to examine specific crafts in more detail.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Herbert Read.  Introduction.  1. The Children We Teach  2. ‘Combined Operations’ in the Primary Years  3. Group Sessions  4. Purpose Shapes the Form  5. The Value of Crafts in Adolescence  6. The Practice of Crafts in Adolescence  7. Wood  8. Modelling  9. Pottery  10. Carving  11. Bookmaking  12. Lino Pictures and Fabric Printing  13. Needlework and Embroidery  14. The Adolescent Girl and Her Clothes  15. Craft and Drama  16. Our Environment.  Conclusion.  Appendices.  Index.

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