Drawing With Children: A Creative Method for Adult Beginners, Too

by Mona Brookes (Author)

(From Amazon): Now in a revised and expanded edition, this perennial best-seller is the definitive guide for parents and teachers on how to encourage drawing.Mona Brookes' easy-to-follow, lesson-by-lesson approach to drawing has yielded astounding results with children of all ages and beginning adults. Her unique drawing program has created a revolution in the field of education and a sense of delight and pride among the thousands of students who have learned to draw through her "Monart Method."This revised edition includes the following new materials:Information on multiple intelligence and the seven ways to learn.An inspirational chapter on helping children with learning problemsAn integrated-studies chapter, with projects geared for reading, math, science, ESL, multicultural studies, and environmental awarenessA sixteen page color insert and hundreds of sample illustrationsThis invaluable teaching aid not only guides readers through the basics, but also gives important advice on creating a nurturing environment in which self-expression and creativity can flourish. Both practical and enlightening, Drawing With Children inspires educators and parents to bring out the artist in all of us.

Additional Details

Resource Type
Print Status
In Print
Suggested Grades
Early Years - 12th
J P Tarcher


  • 1 Learning the Basics
  • 2 Drawing from Graphics
  • 3 Drawing from a Still Life
  • 4 Volume Drawing
  • 5 Widening Your Horizons

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Learning to Draw Can Be Fun!

Reviewed by Parent/Teacher

This book is one that can be used for any age child. From the younger ages, even to the older ages, you can teach them to draw with easy, simple steps. It is nice to have a book available where someone wanting to learn to draw can actually see their picture develop in a short time and desire to learn more and more.