Arts – Crafts

DIY Projects from Make Magazine

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The best thing about Make magazine – or one of the best things – is that they’re getting kids completely jazzed about science and engineering – something our country so desperately needs. Just in time for summer, Make editor Phil Torrone has assembled a hodgepodge of fun DIY projects to keep those antsy kids...
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Timeline of Art History

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From their website: Overview The Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated especially by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection. The Museum’s curatorial, conservation, and education staff—the largest team of art experts anywhere in the world—research and write the...
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Animated Knots by Grog

Animated Animated Knots by Grog Whether you are working around the house, fishing, hanging a swing, rescuing others, tying your shoes or tying a tie, I found this site to be an exhaustive resource for how to tie a knot!
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The British Film Institute Ultimate Film Chart

The British Film Institute Ultimate Film Chart Spanning almost a century of cinema-going,” this chart from November 2004 “is the definitive list of the all-time top 100 films based on UK cinema admissions estimates.” Also includes a list of top directors and performers appearing in those films and a history of attending movies in...
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Amazing Grace – the movie

Amazing Grace is the story of William Wilberforce, powerfully portrayed by Ioan Gruffudd (BLACK HAWK DOWN), the man who championed the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. His life was also an astounding spiritual and moral quest, and he is an inspiration to millions to this day. Elected to Parliament at age 29,...
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Low-Tech Polyhedron Models

Hat Tip to my good friend Tracy who sent along these great polyhedron models. She and her family were going to possibly make some Christmas ornaments with them. http://www.math.uiowa.edu/~goodman/algebrabook.dir/polymodels.html http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/icosahedron-model.html http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/tetrahedron-model.html http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/octahedron-model.html http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/images/cube-model.gif http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/images/dodecahedron-model.gif
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Homeschooling Journey

Homeschooling Journey is full of articles on frugal ways to give your child a great education. It also offers over 100 free worksheets for math and language arts. The url is: http://www.homeschoolingjourney.com/
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The Art of Doodling

Enchanted Mind – The Art of Doodling Doodling as a Creative Process    “Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.” ~Henry Ward Beecher It is well established that much of our creative expression is birthed in the unconscious mind. To use creative expression and...
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Wise Gorilla: Free Educational Clip Art and Links

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Wise Gorilla From the site owner, Susan Metalis: Free Educational Clip Art: A public domain work is a creative (i.e. painting, music, piece of writing etc.) work that is not protected by copyright and which may be freely used by everyone.  This means that the work belongs to everyone.  It may be copied, altered...
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AllPosters.com – The World’s Largest Poster and Print Store!

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AllPosters.com – Education Category Posters AllPosters.com is dedicated to bringing customers the best selection of posters and art prints in the world. Their range of hundreds of thousands of posters and art prints, combined with framing and mounting services and 100% satisfaction guarantee, make it simple and safe for customers to find a selection...
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