This book for kids age 8 – 12 shows how textiles are made with bright, engaging pages packed with photos and illustrations. The Step-up Art and Design series is for elementary-school pupils in grades 3 to 6, adding depth and breath to lesson plans and teaching strategies. People have been creating and using textiles for thousands of years. This book shows how we make textiles, add color and pattern to them, use them-for example, in fashion and interior design-and finally recycle them. It explores the ways that different cultures have used textiles to tell stories, and invites children to work collaboratively on a large-scale textile work.
Kids explore the ways that different cultures have used textiles to tell stories. There are cross-curricular activities for different age levels that encourage hildren to work collaboratively on a large-scale textile projects. Includes full-color photography and illustrations, glossary, for parents and teachers section, and index. 32 pages. Hardback library edition.