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Shiny Materials Process Art Collage

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My daughter loves to draw, color, and create in her own way.

So giving her materials to create with-- with no end in mind-- really appeals to her creative spirit.

Our latest process art challenge was to make a collage.  

To me, a collage is a bunch of odds and ends pieced together, and that is just what Little Sis did with several shiny materials.

process art collage

Process Art Collage for Kids

I searched through my craft/ school room closet for shiny materials; I came up with:


I also set out some glue, glitter {provided by craftprojectideas}, and metallic paint.

I covered a shoe box with foil to provide her with a shiny sturdy surface.

Once the materials were gathered, I let her have at it!

Process Art Collage

She chose to paint over the foil and then went to town with the glitter!

shiny process art collage

Afterwards, I helped her glue other materials onto the foil.

She loved this activity; I think a lot of it had to do with the glitter! {Remember our much loved Glitter Bird Ornament?!}

I loved that it was all child-directed from the colors she chose to the placement of the shiny materials.

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