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Interactive and Cool Stuff

Page history last edited by anne courie-meulink 2 years, 6 months ago

INTERACTIVE and COOL STUFF:

 

This page has websites that are interactive.  Some may not open on a school computer due to the filters, so if one you choose does not open just try another!

 

Discovering Mudcloth

http://www.mnh.si.edu/africanvoices/mudcloth/index_flash.html

In this exhibit, explore the many meanings of mud cloth and craft your own bogolanfini!

 

Alphabet-soup
Art recipes!

 

Art Junction

http://www.artjunction.org/

This site provides a virtual learning environment for learning about art; a site for kids that will be useful for teachers in planning art lessons.  

 

The Art Institute of Chicago

 http://www.artic.edu/aic/education/CC/

 

Artsconnected

http://www.artsconnected.org/

This site makes art timely, engaging, interactive and pertinent for students and teachers!

 

http://www.artsonia.com/

online art museum of student art

 

Science Made Simple  

<a href="http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/leaves.html#autumn_leaf" _mce_href="http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/leaves.html#autumn_leaf"><span style="font-family: 'Comic Sans MS'; font-size: 130%; color: #800080;" _mce_style="font-family: 'Comic Sans MS'; font-size: 130%; color: #800080;">Autumn Leaves</span></a>
<span style="font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';" _mce_style="font-family: 'Comic Sans MS';">Why do leaves change color in the Fall?&nbsp; This is  an interesting site to see the beauty of Autumn leaves and to read about  the science that gives us the color show!</span>

 

http://www.benettonplay.com/toys/flipbookdeluxe/guest.php

Fun playing with color and honing computer drawing skills.  

 

Can Teach
Parents, this website has information on some at home art recipes.  These may be a good idea for rainy days or play dates!

 

Crayola Activities
http://www.crayola.com/kids/
Creative activities for kids using crayola products. Introduces new products too.

  

Days of the Dead Exhibit
The MOA (Museum of Anthropology) has an exhibit of 'day of the dead' celebrations.  Check out the website for a VIRTUAL TOUR if you cannot make it out to Winston-Salem to see this!  We did a skeleton project in third grade around the day of the dead for our school wide Spanish unit.  Ask your third grader about it!  :)

 

Designing Your Own Snowflakes
This is a great site to explore the 6 sided Snowflakes that we all love to see in winter! Use your creative, thinking skills to create unusual patterns! Enjoy!

 

 http://ejad.best.vwh.net/java/patterns/patterns_j.shtml

Create patters while manipulating the geometric shapes on a grid.  Warning: addictive!!


Elements of Art
This website will help you learn about the Elements of Art!  Check it out!

 

 

Hands on Craft

http://www.handsoncrafts.org/001.htm

"Weaving a Tale of Craft is a partnership project between the Mint Museums and the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County(PLCMC) to open the world of NC crafts to children and families in an interactive, fun, and engaging way."

 

 

Heritage Preservation

http://www.heritagepreservation.org/programs/SOS/4kids/s4khome.htm
This site includes facts and fun interactive activities for kids related to outdoor sculpture and monuments.

 

http://www.jacksonpollock.org/
Want to create a painting? Jackson Pollack used extreme amounts of paint to layer his canvases. It was SO layered and textural that they became known as ACTION PAINTINGS! Go to this site for a wild abstract experience!! Your mouse becomes your paint brush. Every time you click your mouse the color changes! ENJOY!!!

 

 http://www.kerpoof.com/home#

 

Keith Haring Kids
http://www.haringkids.com/
Official Keith Haring website for kids. Interactive art site.

 

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/ http://www.crayola.com/coloring-page-maker/

 

http://www.moma.org/interactives/destination/

Destination Modern Art.

 

The National Gallery of Art - for kids!
Art games, and interactive art activities!  Check out the National Gallery of Art!

http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/zone.htm

Fun stuff!!

 

 http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

 

http://www.10paperairplanes.com/

 

Mr Picasso Head

Here's your chance to create a Picasso(like) portrait! Enjoy!          
 

Pintura:Art Detective

Learn about famous artists as you play this game.

 

 

Starfall Art Gallery
Read about some famous artist on this exciting website!

 

Tate Kids

http://kids.tate.org.uk/
Games, activities and inspiration for kids and their families: become an art detective. Discover fresh ideas for making art and create an imaginary city.

 

http://thisissand.com/

I encourage you to play around on this site, but be warned, it is highly addictive!!  Click on the square in the upper left hand corner to learn the rules of the game.  Enjoy!!

 

What is a Print?

http://www.moma.org/interactives/projects/2001/whatisaprint/flash.html

Learn the various ways in which prints are made in clear and simple illustrations.

 

 

ZOOM!

Here are some great activities for you to do at home!  This website is for kids, and by kids!  Explore it!   

 

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