What is process art and 5 reasons kids love it!

Updated: Apr 3, 2019

My 2 and 4 year old working with watercolors

First let's talk about what process based art is. Process art is art that is focused on the process of making art, not a finished piece. It is a child led learning activity. With process art, students get to fully explore tools, techniques and materials without worrying about an outcome.

Process art could be as simple as giving your kids some watercolors, paper, brushes and showing them how to use them before setting them free to create whatever they like!

Here are 5 reasons why kids love it: