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Turn off the conveyer belt!

 

The Curiosity Approach philosophy believes in process art v products.

Allowing children to create their own Christmas cards or keepsake gifts. To follow their own thinking and to enjoy the process.

Stop the conveyer belt or carousels of children coming forward, ticked off a list.
Stop calling them over to complete your task!

Let's reconsider how we micro-manage activities and tasks. Who has chosen the outcome and the end result?

Please be mindful educators & consider-
If they aren't interested in participating, then please don’t pull them away from their play!

“Art is not the same for a child as it is for an adult. For a child, art is primarily a means of expression. “No two children are alike, and in fact, each child differs even from his earlier self as he constantly grows, perceives, understands, and interprets his environment. “A child is a dynamic being; art becomes for him a language of thought.”
(Lowenfield and Brittain, 1987)

Read the blog below ⬇️

https://www.thecuriosityapproach.com/b…/process-over-product


 

Stephanie Bennett

This article was written by Stephanie Bennett, One of the Co-founders of The Curiosity Approach, alongside Lyndsey Hellyn. We're more than just another consultancy company, together we want to impact on early years. To make a change to the educational system. To inspire practitioners to bring back curiosity, awe and wonder to childhood and to the lives of educators.

Lyndsey Hellyn

This article was written by Lyndsey Hellyn, One of the Co-founders of The Curiosity Approach, alongside Stephanie Bennett. We're more than just another consultancy company, together we want to impact on early years. To make a change to the educational system. To inspire practitioners to bring back curiosity, awe and wonder to childhood and to the lives of educators.

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