ART GAMES GALORE!!!!!!!!! Sketch Pad 5.1 https://sketch.io/sketchpad/ Amanda in 4th grade LOVES this so give it a try! abcya.comA fun interactive painting program on the Internet. Architect Studio 3DArchitecture is the most massive expression of art you can think of. In this online app you get to design a house from the ground up with the famed architect ““ Frank Lloyd Wright. Art Junction – heART CollageJust in time for Valentine’s Day! American artist, Jim Dine created a series of artwork using the “heart” shape as a symbol of his love for his wife, Nancy. Learn how to create your own “heart” series using this website. Art TriviaInteresting art trivia facts that are fun to share with children and adults. ArtopiaA comprehensive Web-based arts experience designed for middle school students, covering the visual and performing arts. ArtsologyHangman - the classic game with figures from the arts. BomonoA fun interactive website where you can create pictures using patterns that you create with buttons, pointing and clicking. Brain Bashers Optical IllusionsOptical illusions are often described as visual images that differ from reality - the eyes and brain 'see' something that doesn't quite match the physical measurement of the image. Check out these fun optical illusions. Building SurprisesLearn about the architectural design process at this site from the Weisman Art Museum. You can explore this building designed by Frank Gehry and learn about the design process. You can also learn more about Frank Gehry who also designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain and the new Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Children's Museum of Indianapolis - Fireworks of Glass The largest permanent sculpture of blown glass by renowned artist Dale Chihuly. Learn how glass is blown and create your own sculpture online. Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose – Secrets of CirclesExperiment with colors, circles and motion at this interactive website that includes Circles of Light, Ripple Table and Kaleidoscope. Color TestSee if your right brain and left brain are working together. Select the COLOR of the word not the word. Color With LeoExplore the world of art through interactive games, hands-on activities, and lessons with a young Leonardo da Vinci. Curious CornerSeveral online art games by the Art Institute of Chicago. See the mask maker, cornell boxes, create portraits, and match shapes, textures, and sounds. (Adobe Flash Player will need to be allowed to use this site) Deceiving Art: A Guide to StereogramsLove optical art? Do you know how to use your "magic eye"? Learn what a stereogram is, how they work and a list of resources for creating your own. Did You Know? - Art FactsLearn interesting facts about famous people in the arts. Draw a StickmanDraw a custom stickman and watch him come to life in this interactive stickman adventure. Earth as Art GallerySee how scientific photos of the world can look much like abstract or non-representational art. View our planet through the beautiful images taken by the Landsat-7 satellite and the Terra Satellite's Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER). This gallery of images uses the visceral avenue of art to convey the thrilling perspective of the Earth that satellites provide to the viewer. Ed Emberley WebsiteEd Emberley has written more than 80 childrenâ€™s books, many of which are about drawing. This fun and interactive website provides a short biography of Emberley, animated drawing lessons, and activities for children. (Adobe Flash Player will need to be allowed to use this site) Free RiceAnswer questions about famous artists and for each answer you get right, they donate 20 grains of rice through the United Nations World Food Program. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art HistoryLearn about Pablo Picasso and see his artworks. Inside ArtExplore a painting as an art historian would. This interactive website takes you on an adventure, discovering secrets about paintings. JigsawYou can create your own jigsaw puzzles online. Create puzzles from works of art. Kaleidoscope PainterThis site provides the tools necessary to create customized kaleidoscope images online. Students can create colorful pieces of kaleidoscope art that can be saved or printed. Keith HaringArtist Keith Haring was devoted to kids. This site shares his vision of art with kids and inspires them to discover their own creative side. Activities include games, puzzles, pictures to color, stories and more. (Adobe Flash Player will need to be allowed to use this site) KIDLINKOnline activities for students. Lots to see and do on this site, art, music, and more. Kids Art Top Ten MuseumsVisit an art museum on the Internet. KidsArt brings you links to our favorite children's web presentations from museums around the U.S. Kids’ Space - GalleryDo you wonder what kids in Japan like to draw. You can find out on this site. How cool is that? Submit artwork to this site and kids from across the world can see it! (Adobe Flash Player will need to be allowed to use this site) KnowitallETV's educational collection of fun, interactive websites for K-12 students, teachers, and parents. Click on Artopia to explore the arts and create your own online portfolio. Make Beliefs ComixHave fun creating your own comic strips. Select from 10 fun characters with different moods and write words for blank talk and thought balloons to make the characters talk and think. My Imaginary CityThe UK's Tate Museum has a link that lets students create an imaginary city...your own virtual world is only a few clicks away. Optics for KidsTest your brain at the gallery of optical illusions! You can also find at-home activities, explore the field of optics (the science of light) past and present, and explore the work of scientists at this site of the Optical Society of America. PBS - The American Masters GameThe American Masters are more connected than you may think! Choose two Masters from the pull-down menus below to see how they're related Pigment Through the AgesA great site that tells where we get pigment for paints and what the colors mean in different cultures. Secret Builders - “Help the Kelp” ContestArt in Action is proud to partner with Secret Builders, WildPlanet Toy Company and the Monterey Bay Aquarium to bring a cool, virtual world, coloring contest to young artists everywhere. Enter a virtual underwater scene, learn about sea creatures, and color the scene. Have FUN, be creative, and win great prizes (Grand Prize = $100 cash!!) Shel SilversteinWatch a sampling of Silverstein's poetry come to life while watching animations of his wacky characters. Students of the WorldThis website is an open window on the World's Cultures. It has educational games, among other things, which gives insight on how others live around the world. The Country Dog Gentlemen Travel to Extraordinary WorldsIn this interactive feature, canine characters from Roy De Forest's playful painting Country Dog Gentlemen take you on adventures to learn about famous artworks in SFMOMA's collection. The Global Children's Art GalleryThis site features 1,050 pictures by children from 67 countries. Browse all the pictures, and order prints, posters, greeting cards and clothing to support our work. Choose from over 1,000 pictures in this gallery or send your own. The Joy of Shards Mosaics ResourceLearn about the history of mosaics, mosaic techniques, and see images of mosacs from across the globe. Quick, Draw! https://quickdraw.withgoogle.com/ Drawing game from Google! Virtual Jack-O-LanternFor Halloween....Carve pumpkins online! What is Print?Learn the art of print making from the Museum of Modern Art. World Myths and Legends in ArtThis is a great website hosted by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts to "Explore Art by Culture."