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Mazukins Jigsaw

Choose your level ....

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are just two of the creations on the Lego Website called Cool Creations. 

Visit it by clicking here. 

 

 

1.  Choose a level - Easy, Hard of Very Hard

2.  Click on a circle and listen to the sound.  Then click another circle to match the sound.

3.  Keep going until all the circles have been matched.

 

         

How to draw a gorilla and his bananas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incredible free icons to use in all your projects.

Here is a sample: the mammoth set

 

By Creativity Portal
Create your own mini Jurassic Park with this creatively fun Pterodactyl paper sculpture based on Joy Sikorski's free dinosaur drawing lesson.

         
Sea Painting

online or printable

   
         
Make this patriotic pinwheel to celebrate 4th July.  If you don’t live in America or celebrate 4th July, simply decorate the pinwheel to suit your own style.   

Learn how to draw a kite

Free drawing lesson by Joy Sikorski.

It will also teach you the basic construction of a diamond shape kite by drawing one yourself!

 

Colouring fun

Animal and Plant Alphabet, Letter A

        

Click on the letter picture

         

 

Activity: Homemade ice-cream

 

Warning:

This experiment is edible.

  Simple Animation
 
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/conker/

artscentre/animation.htm
 How to make a simple animation, using a flick book. All you need is a small plain paper pad and a pencil or crayons.

FluxTime Studio
 
http://www.fluxtime.com/index.php
 Create your own animation online and collaborate with other animators  worldwide to create characters and stories

 

Mirage Flipbook
 
http://www.greatestplaces.org/

sketchbook/top.html
 Tutorial about how to create a flipbook.

 

Flipbook Movies http://www.eggplant.org/

ideas/visual/animation/flipbook.html
 Lesson where students learn how to create flipbook movies.

 

Cartoonster
 
http://www.kidzdom.com/tutorials/
 Learn how to make your own animations.

         

The hole in the Ozone Layer :  What you can do

    protect the earth
  1. Encourage people with cars to have their air conditioners fixed by mechanics who are certified to handle.
  2. Protect your skin and eyes from harmful UV rays when you’re outside.

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Find out how to

Make your Own Compass.

         

Have fun colouring the crazy clown

 

Make a Fork Wind Chime

 
 
You can recycle old forks into a wind chime!

 

 

 

Do you have a tree in your street that is dropping pretty autumn leaves?

You could collect them and this website will show you how to preserve them.

1,2,3,4,5

Once I caught a fish alive

Listen to Boowa sing the song in his deep voice and watch the cartoon.

 
Fun Foods
This silly-looking snack may appear to be moving at a snail's pace, but it goes together -- and disappears -- quick as a wink.
 

Try this:

Beautiful blooms

White lilyCelebrate spring in style with this fun flower activity. 

Great skipping rhymes - click on the picture

 
 

 

 
The Recycling and Beyond activity pages have it all— a story, games, and information! Learn more. >>

The Recycling and Beyond activity pages have everything you could want!

There's more to photography than pointing and shooting. We've got some hints that will turn your snapshots into works of art! full story »
 
 

This experiment  uses chromatography to show you how forensic scientists can catch criminals with ink.

 
MAKE PAPER PLANES
Contrary to popular belief, airplanes don't float on the air, they're sucked up into it.

 

How to Draw a Reindeer

Download the pdf

 

 

Fruit & Veggie

Spot the difference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Try Tux Paint

Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12 (for example, preschool and K-6 in the US, key stages 1 & 2 in the UK). It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

Kids are presented with a blank canvas and a variety of drawing tools to help them be creative.

 

The cardboard Hen

Create a 3-dimensional hen with cardboard, coloured paper and some coloured pencils

 
 
Make your own comics with MakeBeliefscomix.com.  Click on the picture to get started

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This is the face I created on Mr. Picassohead. 

You can make your own ... click here

 

Paper folding ...

 

The Taj Mahal

(Advanced!)

  Kids in the Kitchen

Make

Scarlett’s Yummy Fairy Cakes

         

Make these cute and clever origami frogs

Download

 

Colour-in Poky

Kids will enjoy colouring  this delightful picture of Poky

 

Make this pretty Candle Holder

 

Make your own certificates online

for any-one and for any reason you like

 

Click on the picture

  flowers and blade

Try this: Flower power

Peek inside a flower this spring to see how one of the most successful surviving plants on earth

 

 

Blast Off a Rocket

Test a rocket engine,

then build a rocket. 

Read more.

How to Draw an Ant
Cartoony ants are easy to draw if you see them as simple lines and shapes, as I did in Nit Wits #17 ("Antagonizing Ants").

Explore the Artist's Toolkit

  • Watch an animated demonstration
  • Find examples of the concept in works of art from museums
  • Create your own composition
 

 

Back-to-school Party

Make this cute pencil cup out of a Play-Doh container. Find out how.

 
 

Gardening - Growing Vegies

 

Vegetables are one of the most rewarding things to grow in a garden because you get to enjoy the end result of your hard work by eating it! Read the directions for each vegetable carefully to get the maximum yield from each plant and watch over them for signs of disease or bugs. A little TLC (Tender Loving Care) will go a long way to make your veggies the best on the block.

Activity: Pizza box solar oven

 

Solar Oven

Get roasting and toasting using your own solar-powered oven!

 

Click here

 

   

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