Art

If you find websites that you want to share with other teachers, email me and let me know. Feel free to add a comment or suggestion at the bottom of the page.

Tux Paint  -Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6 in the US, key stages 1 & 2 in the UK). It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

  • Free, downloadable for Windows or Mac (OS X or higher)

Online Etch a Sketch -Exactly what it says!

Online Art activities has a wide variety of sites. Create wanted posters, morphing activities,  cartooning and caricatures.

Google Sketchup Developed for the conceptual stages of design, Google SketchUp is a powerful yet easy-to-learn 3D software tool that combines a simple, yet robust tool-set with an intelligent drawing system that streamlines and simplifies 3D design. From simple to complex, conceptual to realistic, Google SketchUp enables you to build and modify 3D models quickly and easily.

Bubbles from the Soap and Detergent people has lots of fun ideas for making bubble soap and bubble projects 

Lego Digital Designer Download Lego Creator (make sure you get the right version for your computer) and build a Lego creation that you can print or upload to the Lego website.

Art Interactive   The Hirshorn art gallery has information on sculpting, plus an online sculpting program where students can create their own sculptures and save them to a gallery.

OnLine Art Activities

Paint Spin Art Just like a Paint spinner, only no mess!

Nick JR Spin Art This one is a little more complicated, but you can vary the speed of the paint. Music is a bit distracting, but some kids might like it.

Lite Brite game

Hasbro Lite Brite



 
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