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38 Art Websites for K-8

Posted by on June 20, 2014

children-picture-184575_640If your children are eager to be creative this summer, but addicted to computers, try these wonderful art-oriented websites. For your youngers, start any visit to the internet with a conversation about safety, privacy, and good digital citizenship. Soon, they’ll know the rules and you won’t have to keep chatting about it:

Lots of art websites for K-8

  1. Art Online
  2. ASCII art picture generator–instant
  3. ASCII Art Text Generator
  4. BigHuge Labs
  5. Image edit exposure tool
  6. Image Edited? Check here
  7. PhotoCube

Avatars

  1. Art—Make a monster
  2. Avatar 4–make me a hero
  3. Clay animations
  4. Mr. Picassa Head

Drawing

  1. Art.comart
  2. Create bomomos, Mondrian, etc.
  3. Draw.to
  4. Graffiti Creator
  5. Mutapic
  6. SumoPaint
  7. Tessellate

Museums

  1. Google Art Project--visit worldwide museums
  2. Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  3. Museum of Modern Art
  4. National Gallery of Art—for kids
  5. Psychopaint–an app
  6. Scribbler
  7. Sistine Chapel

Photoshopphotoshop art

  1. 12 Photoshop Tutorials for Beginners
  2. 50 Great Photoshop Tutorials
  3. Beginners Guide to Photoshop
  4. Change your car color
  5. Photoshop app
  6. Photoshop for Beginners
  7. Photoshop Tips for Beginners
  8. Photoshop Tool Basics
  9. Photoshop tutorials
  10. Photoshop tutorials–beginners

Want more? Check Ms. Smoke’s list of her 45 favorite art sites and Saikat‘s list of 10 art games (doesn’t that sound fun!)

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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor of a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and creator of dozens of technology training books that integrate technology into education. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher,an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, a tech ed columnist for Examiner.com, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. Currently, she’s editing a techno-thriller that should be out next summer.

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