Here you'll find resources to create something AMAZING. Whether you want to write, draw, tinker, create digital projects, or just build something, you can find what you need here!
Want to submit something for display on the site? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Canva - NEW Comic Templates
Canva now has comic book templates! Click below to watch a brief tutorial on how to use them!
Generate chord progressions and improve musical compositions with this easy-to-use tool!
PBS Art School
There are some excellent tutorials on PBS's Art School page.
Citizen DJ via Library of Congress
Citizen DJ has an awesome tool that I've already used a few times. You choose from pre-existing sample sets and sounds in order to create your own beats! Take it for a spin, or check out this tutorial video (coming soon.)
TinkerCad is our go-to website for designing 3D objects!
If you want to set up your account, email me (email@example.com) to establish your nickname.
Then go to Tinkercad and click "Join My Class". Type in the following code: EZTP9BKCIXQW
Type in your nickname.
Chrome Music Lab
Chrome Music Lab has a bunch of different and music tools that are simple to use.
This online drawing tool works well with your stylus, the trackpad, or a mouse! Draw in layers or use it to take "handwritten" notes.
Jarrett Krosozcka's YouTube Drawing Tutorials
The author and illustrator of Hey, Kiddo is going online DAILY at 2 pm to share drawing tutorials and fun drawing games you can play at home.
Click here to access his YouTube Channel. Past shows are archived.
Dav Pilkey - author of Dog Man - shares drawing tutorials
The author and illustrator of Dog Man and Captain Underpants is going online to share drawing tutorials
Piskel allows users to create animated, pixelated sprites.
Click here to access Piskel. Sign in using your Google account.
Star Wars has a bunch of craft ideas on their creativity page. Click here to access those options!
You can also learn how to draw some of your favorite characters by visiting the Star Wars Kids YouTube Channel.
VidCode offers great step-by-step opportunities for learning how to Code. During this time of Distance Learning, they've offered a lot of free features. Many of these are new to me, too. If you'd like to join my online coding class, simply click this following link: https://www.vidcode.com/groups/join/see-sixty-four-joyful-elks
VidCode is also offering Virtual Coding Clubs, which are drop-in and cater to everyone from beginners to experts. They started on March 19th, but you can check it out this and every Thursday at 3 pm to learn how to code. Click here to learn how to take advantage of this awesome opportunity.
Click here to access a Google Doc with additional resources if you want to see additional resources to get the most out of your time. This is a living document, so I'll be adding resources as I come across them.