Lesson Plan: Online Art Sites

Lots of kids think technology is technical, another word for complicated/difficult/math-like. Here are six art-oriented websites students can visit that will change their minds. I’ve also included a link to a long list of education-appropriate art websites

Note: Mr. Picasso Head is no longer available

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–from 55 Technology Projects for the Digital Classroom

Here are more online art websites:

  1. BigHuge Labs
  2. Image Edited? Check here
  3. PhotoCube

3D Modeling (app)

  1. Morphi— for iPads, Mac, Windows
  2. Sculpt+–free app
  3. Tinkercad–another great app from Autodesk

Animations (apps)

  1. Doink Animation
  2. Doink Greenscreen
  3. Sketchbook Motion–add movement to art
  4. Stop Motion Studio


Coloring Book (apps)

  1. ABC Color–color letters with fill or paint brush
  2. Paint Sparkles Draw–free; lots of coloring pages, but maybe too many ads
  3. Thanksgiving coloring book


Lesson Plans

  1. Bundle of 5 lesson plans to teach art


  1. Google Art Project--visit worldwide museums
  2. Sistine Chapel


Pixel Art

  1. ASCII art picture generator–instant
  2. ASCII Art Text Generator
  3. Directions from Eric Curts

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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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