Fine Arts

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Art

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Art, a young boy, joyfully draws SCRIBBLES that SQUIGGLE, SPLOTCHES with BLOTCHES, ZIGS and ZAGS, DOODLES and DOGS, and so much more!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:06
Art

Max's Words

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When his brothers won't share their collections of stamps and coins, Max starts a collection of his own, made up of words.

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Primary
Length: 
0:10
Max's Words

The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

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Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you." Vashti at first ventures one small and unremarkable dot, but is soon making big d

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:06
The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

Dem Bones

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This colorful and musical video combines the catchy tune of a traditional African American spiritual with interesting facts about the bones in the human body..

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:08
Dem Bones

The Wheels on the Bus

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With unique and colorful animation, this video brings to life one of the most well-known and classic children’s songs.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:06
The Wheels on the Bus

This is the House that Jack Built

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This colorful and lively video brings to life the favorite children’s rhyme. Jack’s house is like no other and its inhabitants are full of fun and surprises.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:07
This is the House that Jack Built

The Pot that Juan Built

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In the style of the children’s rhyme “The House That Jack Built,” The Pot That Juan Built poetically tells the story of Mexico’s most famous potter, Juan Quezada.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:17
The Pot that Juan Built

Snowflake Bentley

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This Caldecott Medal winning book poetically reveals the life of the photographer and farmer, Wilson Bentley.  From the time he was a small boy, Willie was fascinated by snowflakes.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Snowflake Bentley

No Roses for Harry!

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Harry (Harry the Dirty Dog) is back and more fashion-conscious than ever. After receiving a comfy, but rose-covered, sweater from Grandma, Harry determines to lose it.

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Primary
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00:10
No Roses for Harry!

I Lost My Bear

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Losing toys is never fun, especially when it’s your favorite and no one will help you find it.

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Primary
Length: 
00:09
I Lost My Bear

Telestrations

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Telestrations is designed for 4 to 8 players. As with the classic game "Telephone," the bigger the group, the more confusing -- and funny -- things can get. Gameplay requires little more than the included erasable markers and sketch books.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Special Education
ELA
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
10 min.
Telestrations

Long Live the King

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The king is dying! Historically, in less civilized kingdoms, the reigning monarch had to worry about surviving first, and naming an heir second. However, in larger and more civilized kingdoms, power was often distributed among court nobles and the monarch was fairly stable.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
120 min.
Long Live the King

Backseat Drawing

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The Hysterical Game of Sketchy Directions! Two teams race to identify drawings done by their own team members. But the artists don’t know what they are drawing—they can only follow the instructions given by another team member.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Math
ELA
Fine Arts
Play Time: 
20 min.
Backseat Drawing

Dixit Odyssey

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Dixit is a visually stunning game that rewards creativity, imagination and empathy. In Dixit, each player has a hand of beautifully illustrated cards that are evocative of fairy tales, surrealistic painting and dream imagery.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
ELA
Fine Arts
Special Education
Play Time: 
30 min.
Dixit Odyssey

Getting to Know Simms Taback (2005)

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In this video Simms talks about the process and inspiration behind his creation of the Caldecott Honor-winning book There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. Adapted from the lyrics of the famous folk rhyme of the same name, Simms uses die-cuts and his legendary sense of color, design and lyricism to create this masterpiece of childrens literature.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:18
Getting to Know Simms Taback

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