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MaryAnn F. Kohl

MaryAnn F. Kohl is the award-winning author of Discovering Great Artists, First Art, and Preschool Art. She lives in Bellingham, Washington.
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Action ART
Action ART (4 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl, By Barbara Zaborowski
Trade Paper Price 21.95

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Published Jun 2015

Action Art: Hands-On Active Art Adventures is A Collection of Over 100 Active Hands-On Art Experiences for Children 2-12, Full of Adventure, Movement, and Discovery.


Over 100 action-packed art activities bring discovery and adventurous creativity to children’s art experiences that will delight and challenge kids of all ages. Each child-tested art activity is grouped into engaging action categories including:

  1. Smacking • Squeezing • Tapping 
  2. Rolling • Spinning • Swinging 
  3. Blowing • Exploding • Smooshing 
  4. Tools • Toys • Utensils 
  5. Up • Down • All Around

Full color photographs highlight all activities including painting, photography, collage and sculpture, each with helpful icons indicating levels for both children and adults. Action Art experiences are built on the knowledge that art for children is a creative process and not just a finished product. MaryAnn Kohl is famous around the world for encouraging children to experience creative art exploration best known as “process art”.

Action Art offers 5 chapters of exciting and adventurous creative art activities, all with surprise outcomes, including – Blowing Glitter, Dancing Blottos, Bubble Wrap, Boot Walk, Clear Color Squish

Discovering Great Artists
Discovering Great Artists (4 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl, By Kim Solga
Trade Paper Price 19.99

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Published Aug 2020

Discovering Great Artists is a creative collection of easy art-appreciation activities for children. Kids will find 110 fun and unique projects to experience the styles and techniques of the great masters from the Renaissance to the present. A brief biography of each artist is included with each fully illustrated, child-tested art activity that introduces the featured painting. Artists include painters, sculptors, architects, photographers, and more. 
Good Earth Art
Good Earth Art (4 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl, By Cindy Gainer
Trade Paper Price 18.95

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Published Nov 1991

Featuring more than two hundred projects, this guide offers ideas for painting and drawing, sculpture and mobiles, collage and printing, weaving and crafts, and handmade art supplies, all to emphasize recycling and natural materials.
Great American Artists for Kids
Great American Artists for Kids (4 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl, By Kim Solga
Trade Paper Price 19.99

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Published Jul 2019

Fun and easy art-appreciation activities abound in this resource that features 75 American artists from colonial times to the present. A brief biography for each artist tells why his or her work is important, and a kid-tested art activity tries out the artist’s approach. For Georgia O’Keeffe, the activity is a desert painting; for Frederic Remington, a face cast; for Leroy Nieman, a sketch of athletes; and for James Whistler, a clay engraving. Projects stress the creative process and encourage kids to try unusual techniques such as block printing, soak-stain, and stone carving as they learn about architecture, drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture. A resource guide provides a glossary of art terms, a list that groups the artists by style, a list of the artists’ birthdays, an index of art supplies, and websites for viewing art online.
Making Make-Believe
Making Make-Believe (4 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl
Trade Paper Price 16.99

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Published Apr 2018

Unlock the imagination of young children! With over 125 activities and projects, Making Make-Believe offers storybook play, games, cooking, mini-plays, dress-up costumes and masks, imagination spaces, puppet ideas, and more to enrich children's imaginative play.
MathArts (4 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl, By Cindy Gainer
Trade Paper Price 18.99

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Published Nov 2018

Get ready to create and count in this exciting introduction to math! MathArts is an innovative approach that uses creative art projects to introduce preschoolers to early math concepts. Each of the 200 hands-on projects is designed to help children discover essential math skills through a creative process unique to every individual. Math concepts include: one-to-one correspondence, matching, sorting, grouping, classifying opposites, number recognition, number values, and counting. This well-organized book provides both teachers and parents with a diverse range of activities for making math both fun and fascinating. The possibilities are endless!
Mudworks (3 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl
PDF Price 9.99

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Published Nov 1989

Categorized by art media, this book offers a delightfully messy range of creative activities for children to explore and experience.
Mudworks Bilingual Edition–Edición bilingüe
Mudworks Bilingual Edition–Edición bilingüe (3 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl
Trade Paper Price 14.95

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Published Mar 2001

From award-winning author Mary Ann Kohl comes this Spanish/English bilingual edition of one of her favorite and best-selling titles. Over 100 delightfully squishy kid-tested projects capture the imagination of children, parents, teachers, and child-care professionals with English and Spanish translations on every page. From traditional playdough and papier maché to the kids’ favorite entry of edible peanut butter playdough, this edition contains the same projects treasured for more than ten years in the original Mudworks, but in an easy-to-use format perfect for Spanish speakers and for those looking for a classic children’s art project resource to use in their bilingual or Spanish-speaking classroom, home or daycare.De la autora premiada Mary Ann Col llega una edición bilingüe de su mejor libro bien conocido. Contiene más de 100 proyectos divertidos para niños que captura la imaginación de niños, padres, maestros y los que cuidan niños. Los niños harán proyectos de arcilla, masa, y cartón piedra usando las manos. Esta edición incluye los mismos proyectos estimados de la edición original en formato sencillo y claro. Es perfecto para alguien que busca un proyecto de arte divertido para entretener los niños.
Science Arts
Science Arts (4 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl, By Jean Potter, By K. Whelan Dery
Trade Paper Price 18.99

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Published Jun 2020

Children explore the world of science through art with these open-ended experiments categorized by scientific topic. Hundreds of art activities amaze and delight children as they discover the magic of crystals, light, constellations, plants, and more. A unique approach to learning basic science concepts.
Scribble Art
Scribble Art (3 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl
Trade Paper Price 19.99

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Published Apr 2023

Enter the world of creativity where children's imaginations can soar.

Scribble Art is packed full of a broad spectrum of over 240 open-ended process art activities and ideas. Process art allows a child to participate in an individual and unique art experience using common household items and ordinary art supplies. The purpose of process art is to engage children in the process of creation, rather than focus on a finished product. 

Process art engages children, builds art confidence, and can be used to introduce art topics to all ages. 
Storybook Art
Storybook Art (4 Formats) ›
By MaryAnn F. Kohl, By Jean Potter, Illustrated by Rebecca Van Slyke
Trade Paper Price 18.95

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Published Sep 2003

Children can enjoy their favorite storybook illustrators in a new way by imitating their art with the 100 engaging and simple art projects included in this celebration of children's book illustrators. Featured are famous and award-winning storybook illustrators from the 1930s to present—Good Night Moon’s Clement Hurd, Corduroy’s Don Freeman, Olivia’s Ian Falconer, and more—along with biographical information, open-ended art projects, and portraits created by grade school children. Illustration techniques covered include painting, drawing, cutting and collage, and construction and crafts. Art projects include imitating Jackson Pollock in the “Jackson Piglet Wall Painting” from Olivia and creating a “Photo Story” from children’s photos similar to Sugaring Time. An extensive resource guide of illustrator websites, art materials, and supplies listed by project is provided, as well as complete book information for the featured illustrators’ works.