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     Art web sites for children and parents
     
     
     
     
     
    State of New Jersey Department of Education (NJCCCS) :  This site explains in detail the New Jersey Core Content Standarts for the Visual and performing arts in grades Pre Kindergarten through 12th grade.
     
     
    www.nga.gov/kids/kids .htm 
     
        National Gallery of  | NGAkids home pageArt.  Inspired by the art of Henri Rousseau, NGAkids Jungle is an interactive art activity for kids of all ages
     
     

    http://www.tumbletales.com/masters/

    This art site lists numerous great artists.  There is a biography about the artist and pictures of their works.  Also listed is a paragraph about each of the artist’s styles.

    This site is for elementary aged children and their parents.  Perhaps it might interest middle school aged children who are “into” art and want to learn more about different artists.

    www.oriland.com  No idea what to do with left over paper?  How about creating some origami, a Japanese art involving folding paper.  This website is perfect for her and children like her who enjoy learning about origami.  At this site, you can learn to create boxes, animated characters, jewelry, plants and animals out of paper.  

    http://www.artsconnected.org

    This is a great site for parents, teachers, and older students.  The “playground” area has many great art ideas and would be appropriate for middle school aged children and above.

     

    http://www.elmers.com/kids/index.asp

     This website because it has projects that are made using glue!   You can find glue projects geared towards a variety of age groups to fromkindergarten to high school.

    In addition to project ideas, you can color online and play art games.

    http://kidsart.com/blog/

      The blog is an ongoing collection of art projects which you can create with your children.  The art projects are creative and fun and they even feature art from other countries.