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Primary Junior Visual Arts


The Education Libraries on both the Thunder Bay and Orillia campuses support your teaching of Visual Arts by offering a wide variety of teaching resources.

Resources are selected and linked in the categories on the left side of this guide. 

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A Selection of Books for Teaching Visual Arts

How to Find Resources for Teaching Visual Arts

The Education Libraries in Thunder Bay and in Orillia offer teaching materials (both print and electronic) for teaching Visual Arts in the elementary classroom.  To find books and teaching resources use the library's Omni search tool with these subject headings:

  • Art--study and teaching
  • Art--study and teaching (Elementary)
  • Art--Study and teaching (Primary)
  • Art--study and teaching (Middle School)
  • Art--study and teaching--activity programs
  • Art appreciation--study and teaching (elementary)
  • Art in education. 
  • Art teachers--Training of
  • Drawing--juvenile literature
  • Handicraft--juvenile literature
  • Painting--juvenile literature
  • Art appreciation--juvenile literature
  • Artists--Canada--biography--juvenile literature
  • Artists--France--biography--juvenile literature

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You can limit your search results to show only books from a particular library:

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Or limit your search results to find ebooks:

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