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!

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Primary
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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
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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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Primary
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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.

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Primary
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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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Primary
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00:07
This is the House that Jack 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.

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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
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00:09
I Lost My Bear

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.

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

Lon Po Po

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The familiar story of Red-Riding Hood is reset in the Chinese countryside.  Three children work together to outsmart a wolf who is pretending to be their grand mother, or Po Po.

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Primary
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00:11
Lon Po Po

Planting a Rainbow

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Planting a garden is an activity that brings the wonders and joys of the life cycle into the lives of both children and adults.

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Primary
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00:08
Planting a Rainbow

Ish

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Ramon loved to draw.  He drew everywhere and everything.  He never put down his pencil until...

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:08
Ish

Chrysanthemum

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Chrysanthemum’s only problem, once she reaches school age, seems to be her name which becomes the object of ridicule by jealous classmates.

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Primary
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00:15
Chrysanthemum

Getting to Know William Steig (1995)

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A visit with the beloved author and illustrator of SYLVESTER & THE MAGIC PEBBLE and DOCTOR DE SOTO. Steig candidly talks about life, art and creating books for children.

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:19
Getting to Know William Steig

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