Frank Lloyd Wright For Kids

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Provides An Introduction To The Life And Work Of The Architect And Includes Activities And Recipes Based On His Life And Art. Biography: Growing Up -- Finding A Job -- Learning To Be An Architect -- A Home -- A Studio -- The Prairie Houses -- The Hollyhock House -- Fallingwater -- Activities: Cooking Frank Lloyd Wright's Favorite Breakfast -- Learning How Nature Grows Above And Below The Ground -- Learning More About The Basic Geometric Shapes -- Finding The Hidden Shapes Within The Objects -- Discovering Patterns Made With Shapes -- Learning About Symmetry -- Comparing The Design Of Houses -- Interviewing A Long-time Resident Of Your Neighborhood -- Searching For Clues To The History Of Old Houses -- Reading Architectural Plans To Solve A Maze -- Drawing Realistic And Abstract Flowers -- Making A Paper Flower From Basic Geometric Shapes -- Experimenting With Colors -- Building A Cantilever And A Model Of Fallingwater With Graham Crackers -- Making A Model Textile Block From Plaster -- Listening For Sounds Made By Water -- Working A Crossword Puzzle -- Designing A City -- Finding Hexagons In Nature -- Planning Seasonal Festivals -- Planning A Field Trip To A Frank Lloyd Wright House -- Bibliography And Answers. Kathleen Thorne-thomsen. Includes Bibliographical References (p. 137)

Author : Thorne-thomsen, Kathleen.

Publisher : Chicago Review Press

Published Year : 1994

Edition : 1

Format : print - Paperback, 144 pages

Subject : Juvenile literatureWright, Frank Lloyd , 1867-1959, Architects--Biography--Juvenile literature, Architects--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature, Learning by discovery--Juvenile literature, Perceptual learning--Juvenile literature, NA737.W7 T56 1994, 720/.92 B

Language : Eng English

Dimensions : v, 137 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 x 28 cm.

ISBN : 155652207x

ISBN13 : 9781556522079


Overview :

Stimulating projects enable kids to grasp the ideas underlying Wright's work.