Process vs Product in Kid Art

Kid Art

When I was in University, there was a large focus on providing children with valuable opportunities to express themselves through their art and creative projects. We were encouraged to take the focus off of the product and more onto the process. While I fully appreciate the importance of allowing children to freely express themselves in their artwork, I am also a sucker for the standard art that comes home for different occasions. Take for example this poppy that my son brought home this week: I believe that for some art projects, there is value in teaching the children a specific … Continue reading