ALBUMS ON ARTISTIC CREATIVITY FOR INFANTS AND PRESCHOOLERS

The albums on artistic development of children in a series “Miracle of Creation” (authors V. Ragozina and N. Ocheretyana) were published in 2012-2013 in “Zirka” Publishing House:

- For children aged 1 to 3: “Plasticine Peas”, “Plasticine Specks”, “Colored Palms”, “Colored Specks”, “The Unusual from the Usual”, “Paper Flakes”;

- For children aged 3 to 5: “Plasticine Raisins”, “Magic Brush”, “Unusual Patterns”, “Paper Twists”, “Funny Scissors”, “We Create the Nature Together”.

THE MONOGRAPH “AN ARTISTICALLY GIFTED PERSONALITY: ESSENCE, REALITIES, DEVELOPMENT” BY O.A. KOMAROVSKA

The monograph “An Artistically Gifted Personality: Essence, Realities, Development” by O.A. Komarovska has been published. It is the result of the author’s many years research of the features of arts endowments displays by the students of primary specialized arts schools – children’s aesthetic education schools. The substance of the notion “artistic endowments” is analyzed within psychological and pedagogical, philosophical, aesthetic, and art criticism dimensions. A personality’s ability to create an artistic image is assumed to be “an identification unit” of the artistically gifted personality.

AESTHETIZATION OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS AT THE BASIC SCHOOL BY MEANS OF ART

The research workers of the Aesthetic Education Laboratory at the Institute of Educational Problems of the NAPS of Ukraine completed the collective research and published the textbook “Aesthetization of the Educational Process at the Basic School by Means of Art” in 2013. [Aesthetization of the Educational Process at the Basic School by Means of Art / textbook / Edited by N. Myropolska, O. Komarovska. – Kirovohrad: “Imex-LTD”. – 2013. – 160 p. – (Ukrainian)].

The authors reveal the essence of the notion “aesthetization”, suggest the methodology for implementation of the educational potential of art during natural sciences lessons – Natural History, Geography, Biology, in extracurricular activities.