Notice:

On Tu, May 24, the Warr Acres Library will reopen at 9a and the Wright Library will reopen at 9:30a.

Balloon Smash Process Art Take Home Kit

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Age Group:

Birth-PreK

Program Description

Event Description

Help the little one in your life explore their creativity and learn more about the world through this process art project! Make cool designs by dipping a partially deflated balloon in paint and smashing it onto the canvas.

Contents:
Canvas
Balloons
2 Colors Tempera Paint
Instructions

According to Rachelle Doorley, founder of Tinkerlab, process art has many benefits for kids:
What are the benefits of process art?
There are so many benefits to process art! Process art is developmentally appropriate for young children because meets them where they are as sensory explorers.

Through process art, children…

will think creatively, independently, and imaginatively
will learn about the physical limitations and possibilities of materials.
are encouraged to use creative and critical thinking skills.
will gain confidence to realize their own ideas.
are motivated to ask questions and experiment.
will embrace experimentation and mistakes as part of the learning process.
Why adults love process art

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.