The Toymaker

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United States - California - Costa Mesa
The Toymaker
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"My goal is to help grownups and kids spend time together making things"
 
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Twelve paper toys and games that reinforce basic math skills, addition, subtraction, multiplication, skip counting and fractions Supporting the National Math Standards • Turtle Arcade – Operations on numbers, addition, subtraction,
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Fractions, Mental Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Flash Cards, Games, Math Centers
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Have fun learning your times tables! What you do is fold it (like you were going to cut a paper snowflake) so that you have just a triangle showing. Then you cover up the lower right hand number with your thumb. What’s 1 x 2? Move your thumb and
Subjects:
Math, Basic Math
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Flash Cards, Math Centers, For Parents
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A black and white printable of an airplane. Can be used to demonstrate symmetry, coloring skills and measuring. Airplanes when assembled can be used to demonstrate measuring and distances.
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Graphic Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Experience 2009 - 2012 – Presenter, Mission Viejo Readers Festival December 2011 – Teacher, Art classes at the Charles Shultz Museum October 2011 – Teach 200 Girl Scouts in art classes at the Charles Shultz Museum, California October 2011 – Lead poster design workshop for kids – University of San Francisco Literary Festival. August 2011 – Anaheim Kid’s Center – Poster Workshop. 2010 - Present – Art Career presentations for the TeWinkle AVID program. 2009 – Present - Author visits in Orange County schools, Ladera Ranch Elementary, Rancho Elementary, Newport Elementary, California Elementary and the Merage Jewish Community Center. 2003 – 2008 Organized and presented craft projects for Pack 373 at California Elementary for thirty Cub Scouts. 1981 – 1982 Taught art classes for College for Kids at OCC, as well as afterschool programs at Eastbluff and Mariners Elementary. 1981 Completed a year of graduate work in Elementary Art Education at UCI.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Presentations with hands on activities

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

My website, www.thetoymaker.com is an Edunet Connect choice, one of ten "Great Websites" listed by the ALA and one of "Top Ten Fun Websites" by Family Fun Magazine. Society of Writers and Illustrators 2005 Picture Book Page Award.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

EDUCATION University of California at Irvine Awarded Bachelor of Arts degree in Comparative Literature. Emphasis in Spanish and Russian. Courses included Writing, Literary Criticism, and upper division art classes. Three quarters of Elementary Art education. Orange Coast College Graduated in with Associate of Arts Degree, course work included Lettering and Typography, 2/D design, Life drawing, Experimental painting and 3/D design Four semesters of Industrial Arts including furniture design.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Marilyn Scott-Waters loves making things out of paper. Her popular website, www.thetoymaker.com, receives 2,000 to 7,000 visitors each day, who have downloaded more than six million of her easy-to-make paper toys. Her goal is to help parents and children spend time together making things. Her first self published book, The Toymaker: Paper Toys That You Can Make Yourself, was a best selling paper toy book on Amazon.com, sold out two print runs, and was picked up as a series by Sterling Publishing in 2010. Marilyn Scott-Waters is the creator of a paper toy craft book series The Toymaker's Christmas: Paper Toys You Can Make Yourself (Sterling, 2010), and The Toymaker’s Workshop: Paper Toys You Can Make Yourself (Sterling, 2011). She is also the co-creator with J. H. Everett of the fully illustrated middle grade nonfiction series, Haunted Histories, from Christy Ottaviano Books / Henry Holt Books for Young Readers. Ms. Scott-Waters illustrated The Search For Vile Things (Scholastic), and created paper engineering for Pop & Sniff Fruit (Piggy Toes Press). She was recently featured on “Career Day”, a nationally syndicated program for children produced by Entertainment Studios. Marilyn lives in Costa Mesa, California, with her teacher husband and teenage son.

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