Process Art Vs. Crafts in Preschool

Process Art Vs. Crafts in Preschool


Episode Summary

“Every child is born creative. The challenge is to keep that creativity alive.” That is quote from Kristina Webb.  Pretty true right?! Sometimes without intent, our schooling systems try to put that creativity into a box by focusing heavily on product-art, rather than process-art.

Topics Discussed:

  • What is Process Art?
  • Why Process Art over Crafts for Preschoolers?
  • How Do You Know if you are Encouraging Process Art?
  • How to Bring more Process Art into your Classroom

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