Communication and Art Activities

Communication and Art Activities

by John Stringer


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People in ancient times used symbols as a means of communication. Today we use many methods of communicating, from sign language to satellite signals. Fun, safe, and easy art activities make learning about communication interactive. Topics and accompanying art activities include:
• counting with beads & a clay abacus
• Egyptian hieroglyphs & calligraphy fun
• sending secret codes & cipher disk art
• CD ROMs, mini disks & sheet music
• mail, postmarks & collage stamp art
• body language & theater mask making
• Cyberspace & crazy computer art
• the Internet & weaving a web
• microchips & making a circuit board
• advertising & magnetic billboard art
• animal chat & musical clay turtles
• optical fibers & funky fabric phones

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778711193
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Series: Arty Facts Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 9.88(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Rows of beads4
Flying flags6
Knots for counting8
Signs and symbols10
Smoke and drums12
Codes and ciphers14
Beautiful books16
Spinning disks18
Stamps and postmarks22
Body language24
Wired up30
On the Web32
Satellite signals34
Amazing ads38
Keypads and gadgets40
Animal chat44
Materials Guide48

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