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Interactive Websites and Online Activities for Young People Most of these sites are suitable for all ages Some have text included in their presentation and are therefore less suitable for much younger children. These are marked with a (*)

Interactive Sites Create a sculpture and exhibit it at the online gallery http://www.si.edu/kids Design a cloud and see it in the sky! http://www.inventionatplay.org/playhouse_cloud.html Various activities based on the work of Keith Haring, includes an interactive colouring book www.haringkids.com *National Gallery of Art Kids – see the ‘Art Zone’ links http://www.nga.gov/kids/ Quilt Maker – play with shapes and colour http://www.licm.com/shtml_content/s_quilt.shtml *Help the Art Detective solve the mystery of Grandpa’s painting http://www.eduweb.com/pintura/a1.html Telling Tales with wildlife art http://www.wildlifeart.org/ArtTales/index.html *Tate Learning – become an art detective, write a story, or play the Memento Mori game http://www.tate.org.uk/learning/kids/ Learn how to draw your favourite CBEEBIES characters www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/printables/howtodraw/ See what else the CBEEBIES has to offer to youngsters interested in art www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/artbox Check out what the BBC has to offer older children interested in art www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/art/index Etch-a-Sketch online – see your name in etch a sketch, have a go at online sketching http://www.etch-a-sketch.com Create your own Jackson Pollock – everytime you click it changes colour! www.jacksonpollock.org Paint Online http://www.worldkids.net/art/artpaint.htm


Create a new animal http://switchzoo.com Online Colouring www.coloring.com Scribbler – turns your scribbles into art! http://www.zefrank.com/scribbler/ *Saatchi Gallery Artroom – Create a picture online and display it in the artroom http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artroom *More Art Games www.albrightknox.org/artgames *Meet me at Midnight… See what happens behind the doors of America’s Smithsonian museum… http://midnight.si.edu/default_flash.html

Learning/Museum based sites Join Cappy the Giraffe for a tour around Smithsonian American Art Museum: http://americanart.si.edu/education/cappy/cappyframe.html *Matisse for Kids http://www.artbma.org/education/matisse_kids_frame.html *National Gallery of Art Kids (USA) learn about a trip to a sculpture garden with guides Lizzy and George http://www.nga.gov/kids/ *Museum of Web Art for Kids http://www.mowa.org/kids/kids_enter.html *Portrait Detectives (Liverpool Museums) http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/nof/portraits *Artsology – Culture for Kids – test your knowledge or artists or play some games based on their work http://www.artsology.com/games.php

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