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Young children being in the process of creating themselves.
The making of objects of art and crafts, a.
How the Montessori “ skill builders” assist point 1 and 2 above.
Creativity is the making of anything and children are less interested in the product than they are interested in the process. They are learning without an outcome in mind and will construct meaning to any skill acquisition or concept as it requires them to do so. Inevitably with the right skill building activities a child's motor development will take form and become part of a conscious effort to create something new in the form of art .
The work is to acquire the initial building …show more content…
Children do not appear to be disconcerted by their efforts to produce skill builder outcomes that are not creations in there own right. They have value as evidence of the process and effort on the part of the child to prefect a skill. Children are interested in the process during this sensitive period and the product is of little or no interest to them. The teachers role is to communicate this to the parents and offer a place to display works of free expression and finished art as a display. This is more a concession for the parents to meet their desire to see a finished result and cumulative outcome.
The Montessori Approach has been criticised for stifleling children's creativity but I